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Dependent Convergence The Struggle to Control Petrochemical Hazards in Brazil and the United States

Dependent Convergence: The Struggle to Control Petrochemical Hazards in Brazil and the United States

1st Edition

Carlos E Siqueira
December 19, 2018

Comparative analyses of social actors and policy outcomes in Bahia and Texas show the similarities and differences in the actors and the policies adopted in each case. As a result of historical and structural developments in Bahia and Texas, Cetrel operates under pollution-control standards and ...

Barry Commoner's Contribution to the Environmental Movement Science and Social Action

Barry Commoner's Contribution to the Environmental Movement: Science and Social Action

1st Edition

Mary Lee Dunn, David L Kriebel
June 15, 2000

Few people have made greater contributions to protecting and improving the environment than the scientist, teacher, activist Dr. Barry Commoner. For half a century, Dr. Commoner has been an international leader in the environmental movement. On the occasion of his eightieth birthday, a symposium ...

Labor-environmental Coalitions Lessons from a Louisiana Petrochemical Region

Labor-environmental Coalitions: Lessons from a Louisiana Petrochemical Region

1st Edition

Thomas Estabrook, Charles Levenstein, John Wooding
January 03, 2019

In 1984, the oil, chemical and atomic workers began a 5-year campaign to win back the jobs of its members locked out by the BASF Corp. in Geismar, Louisiana. The multiscale campaign involved coalitions with local environmentalists as well as international solidarity from environmental and religious...

The Cotton Dust Papers Science, Politics, and Power in the

The Cotton Dust Papers: Science, Politics, and Power in the "Discovery" of Byssinosis in the U.S

1st Edition

Charles Levenstein, Gregory F. Delaurier, Mary Lee Dunn
March 29, 2017

"The Cotton Dust Papers" is the story of the 50-year struggle for recognition in the U.S. of this pernicious occupational disease. The authors contend that byssinosis could have and should have been recognized much sooner, as a great deal was known about the disease as early as the 1930s. Using ...

Metal Fatigue American Bosch and the Demise of Metalworking in the Connecticut River Valley

Metal Fatigue: American Bosch and the Demise of Metalworking in the Connecticut River Valley

1st Edition

Robert Forrant, Charles Levenstein, John Wooding
August 15, 2008

On February 4, 1986, the lives of thousands of workers changed in ways they could only begin to imagine. On that day, United Technologies Corporation ordered the closure of the 76-year-old American Bosch manufacturing plant in Springfield, Massachusetts, capping a nearly 32-year history of job loss...

The Toxic Schoolhouse

The Toxic Schoolhouse

1st Edition

Madeleine Kangsen Scammell, Charles Levenstein
March 30, 2014

The Toxic Schoolhouse is a collection of articles on chemical hazards endangering students, teachers, and staff in the education system of the United States and Canada. Some of the articles were originally published in a special issue of New Solutions: A Journal of Occupational and Environmental ...

At the Point of Production The Social Analysis of Occupational and Environmental Health

At the Point of Production: The Social Analysis of Occupational and Environmental Health

1st Edition

Charles Levenstein
February 06, 2017

"At the Point of Production", a compilation of contributions to "New Solutions Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Policy", locates workers' health and safety problems in the broad political economy. It argues that without a deep understanding of the social/political/economic context ...

Beyond Child's Play Sustainable Product Design in the Global Doll-making Industry

Beyond Child's Play: Sustainable Product Design in the Global Doll-making Industry

1st Edition

Sally Edward
March 29, 2017

Sustainable product design is more than eco design: it goes beyond 'green' to consider the work environment, community impacts, consumer health, and economic viability, as well as environmental attributes. "Beyond Child's Play" explores the concept of sustainable product design in the context of ...

Northern Exposures A Canadian Perspective on Occupational Health and Environment

Northern Exposures: A Canadian Perspective on Occupational Health and Environment

1st Edition

David Bennett, Charles Levenstein, Robert Forrant, John Wooding
February 06, 2017

'Northern Exposures' is an important and thought-provoking book that shows how the labor movement has embraced environmental protection and is beginning to create a new and more sustainable vision for the future. Dave Bennett's knowledge and commitment shine through. He is, by turns, the skeptical ...

Shoes, Glues and Homework Dangerous Work in the Global Footwear Industry

Shoes, Glues and Homework: Dangerous Work in the Global Footwear Industry

1st Edition

Pia Markkanen, Charles Levenstein, Robert Forrant, John Wooding
March 29, 2017

Who is Nursing Them? It is Us Neoliberalism, HIV/AIDS, and the Occupational Health and Safety of South African Public Sector Nurses

Who is Nursing Them? It is Us: Neoliberalism, HIV/AIDS, and the Occupational Health and Safety of South African Public Sector Nurses

1st Edition

Jennifer R. Zelnick, Charles Levenstein, Robert Forrant, John Wooding
March 29, 2017

This book explores the impacts of HIV/AIDS and neoliberal globalization on the occupational health of public sector hospital nurses in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The story of South African public sector nurses provides multiple perspectives on the HIV/AIDS epidemic-for a workforce that played a ...

Within Reach? Managing Chemical Risks in Small Enterprises

Within Reach?: Managing Chemical Risks in Small Enterprises

1st Edition

David Walters
March 29, 2017

Examines regulatory and other strategies for improving chemical risk management in small enterprises in the European Union. This book considers what supports are necessary to secure the implementation of these strategies and is particularly concerned with the role of chemical product supply as ...

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