1st Edition

From Critical Science to Solutions
The Best of Scientific Solutions





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ISBN 9780895034083
Published May 15, 2012 by Routledge
226 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

Table of Contents

Section I
 CRITICAL SCIENCE


 Chapter 1. A Case Study of Pseudo-Science in Occupational Medicine
Sven Ove Hansson

 Chapter 2. Endocrine Disruption Comes into Regulatory Focus
Davis Baltz

 Chapter 3. The Relevance of Occupational Epidemiology to Radiation Protection Standards
Steve Wing, David Richardson, and Alice Stewart

 Chapter 4. Science is Not Sufficient: Irving J. Selikoff and the Asbestos Tragedy
Jock McCulloch and Geoffrey Tweedale

 Chapter 5. Silenced Science: Air Pollution Decision-Making at the EPA Threatens Public Health
Kathleen Rest


Section II
 PRECAUTIONARY SCIENCE


 Chapter 6. PCBs in School—Persistent Chemicals, Persistent Problems
Robert F. Herrick

 Chapter 7. Chrysotile Asbestos Exposure: Cancer and Lung Disease Risks
John M. Dement

 Chapter 8. Manganese in Gasoline: Are We Repeating History?
Gina M. Solomon, Annette M. Huddle, Ellen K. Silbergeld, and Joseph Herman

 Chapter 9. Describing Community Health Risks: Can Epidemiology be Improved?
David Kriebel

 Chapter 10. Have Risks Associated with the Presence of Synthetic Organic Contaminants in Land-Applied Sewage Sludges Been Adequately Assessed?
Robert C. Hale and Mark J. La Guardia

 Chapter 11. Are We Winning or Losing the War on Cancer? Deciphering the Propaganda of NCI’s 33-Year War
Genevieve K. Howe and Richard W. Clapp


Section III
 SOLUTIONS SCIENCE


 Chapter 12. What is Yet to Be Done
Barry Commoner

 Chapter 13. Good Practice Guidelines for Occupational Health Research Funded by the Private Sector
Margaret Quinn, Charles Levenstein, and Gregory F. DeLaurier

 Chapter 14. Factors Influencing Ergonomic Intervention in Construction: Trunkman Case Study
Scott Fulmer, Lenore S. Azaroff, and Susan Moir

 Chapter 15. Green Chemistry in California: A Framework for Leadership in Chemicals Policy and Innovation
 Michael P. Wilson, Daniel A. Chia, and Bryan C. Ehlers

 Chapter 16. The Sustainability Solutions Agenda
Dan Sarewitz, Dick Clapp, Cathy Crumbley, Polly Hoppin, Molly Jacobs, David Kriebel, and Joel Tickner

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