Our chemical selves : gender, toxics, and environmental health (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Our chemical selves : gender, toxics, and environmental health
Checking...

Our chemical selves : gender, toxics, and environmental health

Author: Dayna Nadine Scott
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

This collection provides a critical, interdisciplinary analysis of how everyday exposures to common chemicals are adversely affecting the health of Canadians and reveals the connections between  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Our chemical selves.
(CaOONL)20149063709
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dayna Nadine Scott
ISBN: 9780774828338 0774828331
OCLC Number: 1048150081
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 412 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: The Production of Pollution and Consumption of Chemicals in Canada / Dayna Nadine Scott, Lauren Rakowski, Laila Zahra Harris, and Troy Dixon --
Part 1: Consuming Chemicals. 1 Wonderings on Pollution and Women's Health / M. Ann Phillips --
2 Protecting Ourselves from Chemicals: A Study of Gender and Precautionary Consumption / Norah MacKendrick --
3 Sex and Gender in Canada's Chemicals Management Plan / Dayna Nadine Scott and Sarah Lewis. Part 2: Routes of Women's Exposures. 4 Trace Chemicals on Tap: The Potential for Gendered Health Effects of Chronic Exposures via Drinking Water / Jyoti Phartiyal --
5 Consuming "DNA as Chemicals" Band Chemicals as Food / Bita Amani --
6 Consuming Carcinogens: Women and Alcohol / Nancy Ross, Jean Morrison, Samantha Cukier, and Tasha Smith. Part 3: Hormones as the Messengers of Gender. 7 The Impact of Phthalates on Women's Reproductive Health / Maria P. Velez, Patricia Monnier, Warren G. Foster, and William D. Fraser --
8 Plastics Recycling and Women's Reproductive Health / Aimée L. Ward and Annie Sasco --
9 Xenoestrogens and Breast Cancer: Chemical Risk, Exposure, and Corporate Power / Sarah Young and Dugald Seely. Part 4: Consumption in the Production Process. 10 Plastics Industry Workers and Breast Cancer Risk: Are We Heeding the Warnings? / Margaret M. Keith, James T. Brophy, Robert DeMatteo, Michael Gilbertson, Andrew E. Watterson, and Matthias Beck --
11 Power and Control at the Production-Consumption Nexus: Migrant Women Farmworkers and Pesticides / Adrian A. Smith and Alexandra Stiver --
Conclusion: Thinking about Thresholds, Literal and Figurative / Dayna Nadine Scott.
Responsibility: edited by Dayna Nadine Scott.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

The book... provides a wide variety of scholarship on chemical threats from a feminist political economy perspective. It is particularly effective at arguing for both extended producer responsibility Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.