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From Critical Science to Solutions

The Best of Scientific Solutions, 1st Edition

By Richard Clapp


226 pages

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

Table of Contents

Section I


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


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


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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About the Series

Work, Health and Environment Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health