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Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
Book Chapter

By Fabiana Li
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... La Oroya environmental health Corporate Social Responsibility pollution lead ...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... social contract personal responsibility environmental health politics of childhood Czech Republic ...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... social contract personal responsibility environmental health politics of childhood Czech Republic ...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375869-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
... conflicts over mining within national debates and historical processes. Over La Oroya’s history, toxic emissions have been variously treated as a problem of industrial hygiene and occupational health, and more recently, as an environmental and public health concern affecting local residents, the neighboring...
Published: 09 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7586-9
..., this chapter situates recent conflicts over mining within national debates and historical processes. Over La Oroya’s history, toxic emissions have been variously treated as a problem of industrial hygiene and occupational health, and more recently, as an environmental and public health concern affecting local...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... responsibility into civic engagement and endeavoring to reclaim the state as the ultimate moral agent. social contract personal responsibility environmental health politics of childhood Czech Republic ...
Book Chapter

By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... life gold mining resource extraction antimining activism referenda pollution health defense of territory development precision and uncertainty voting grassroots organizing chemical exposures environmental damage ...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... responsibility into civic engagement and endeavoring to reclaim the state as the ultimate moral agent. social contract personal responsibility environmental health politics of childhood Czech Republic This chapter addresses theories of responsibility for violence and division in Cyprus, a country...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... contract ideals, such calls upon the state engage in a politics of last resort, translating personal responsibility into civic engagement and endeavoring to reclaim the state as the ultimate moral agent. social contract personal responsibility environmental health politics of childhood Czech...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... of medical and public health intervention. As an epigenetic vector, the maternal body is at once a background element, a medium for the fetus. Yet it is also a ‘critical’ developmental context in which environmental exposures are amplified, cues are transmitted, and genes are programmed. Reflection...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-146
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... concessions as well as infrastructure projects, such as building dams and roads. The critiques have focused on the high costs to the health and diversity of ecosystems and to the well-being and livelihoods of local communities vulnerable to pollution and displacement. For environmental movements throughout...
Published: 27 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027607-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
... This chapter focuses on the Yaqui resistance to unregulated pesticide spraying and the transportation of toxic pesticides in Mexico, resulting in devastating health effects for Yaqui women and children. Though the North American Free Trade Agreement bans some toxic pesticides in the United...
Published: 27 November 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2760-7
...Globalization and Economic Integration's Impacts on Cross-Border Indigenous Peoples This chapter focuses on the Yaqui resistance to unregulated pesticide spraying and the transportation of toxic pesticides in Mexico, resulting in devastating health effects for Yaqui women and children. Though...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373162-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7316-2
... are used by Indigenous women as inspiration for various activist movements for environmental justice, women’s health and healing, and food sovereignty. Storytelling animal studies desire and sexuality Christian ideology ...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... months. In this climate of health vigilance, there was increased focus on the mutability of viruses (SARS, avian flu virus, etc.) and worries about rapid nonhuman to human transmission in a region densely interlinked by commerce, migration, travel, and environmental vectors. The chapter frames the battle...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... is an emergent postgenomic field that seeks to assess environmental exposures, from conception to death, and their effects inside the human body. The environment as made visible in exposomics contrasts with measurements of the environment in contemporary social epidemiological and sociological research...
Series: Errantries
Published: 10 May 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059455-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9400-5
... The introduction, “Detritus in Durban, 2002–2008,” makes three moves. First, it poses the problem of racialized life in the industrial-residential valley of South Durban, which foists the burden of ill health on specifically racialized populations. Second, it shows how people responded...
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373063-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7306-3
..., and the building of a second smaller dam on the Nazas, they also accurately predicted the negative medium- and long-term social and ecological consequences these measures would have. Most notably, they anticipated accelerated aquifer contamination and depletion that could endanger public health. Possessing...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... During the postgenomic era, genomes have become a shared platform for biological research across many fields. Postgenomics is reshaping debates over genetic determinism, reductionism, the role of the social and the environmental in human health and disease, and even the notion of the genome...