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1st Edition

Toxicants, Health and Regulation since 1945

ISBN 9781138664760
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

The number of substances potentially dangerous to our health and environment is constantly increasing. The papers in this volume examine the concurrent rise of pollutants and the regulations designed to police their use.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements, Soraya Boudia, Nathalie Jas; Chapter 1 The Cold War over the Worker’s Body: Cross-National Clashes over Maximum Allowable Concentrations in the Post-World War II Era, Christopher Sellers; Chapter 2 Adapting to ‘Reality’: The Emergence of an International Expertise on Food Additives and Contaminants in the 1950s and Early 1960s, Nathalie Jas; Chapter 3 From Threshold to Risk: Exposure to Low Doses of Radiation and its Effects on Toxicants Regulation, Soraya Boudia; Chapter 4 ‘License to Expose’? Occupational Exposure Limits, Scientific Expertise and State in Contemporary France, Emmanuel Henry; Chapter 5 Chemical Infrastructures of the St Clair River, Michelle Murphy; Chapter 6 Managing an Everlastingly Polluted World: Food Policies and Community Health Actions in the French West Indies, Didier Torny; Chapter 7 Chernobyl Empowerment? Exporting ‘Part icipatory Governance’ to Contaminated Territories, Sezin Topçu;

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Soraya Boudia, Nathalie Jas