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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (2): 373–376.
Published: 01 April 1996
...Barry G. Rabe Kathryn Harrison and George Hoberg. Risk, Science, and Politics: Regulating Toxic Substances in Canada and the United States . Montreal, Quebec, and Kingston, Ontario: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1994. 235 pp. $49.95 cloth; $17.95 paper. Copyright © 1996 by Duke...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (1): 181–184.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Sylvia N. Tesh Phil Brown and Edwin J. Mikkelsen. No Safe Place: Toxic Waste, Leukemia, and Community Action . Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1990. 260 pp. $24.95 cloth. Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (4): 996–999.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Phil Brown Michael R. Reich. Toxic Politics: Responding to Chemical Disasters . Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1991. 316 pp. $45 cloth, $15.95 paper. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 996 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law to the ways...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (4): 757–760.
Published: 01 August 1988
...Susan G. Hadden John M. Mendeloff, The Dilemma of Toxic Substance Regulation: How Overregulation Causes Underregulation (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1988), 321 pp., $35.00. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 References Graham , John D. , and James W. Vaupel. 1981...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (2): 371–375.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Deborah A. Stone Peter Schuck, Agent Orange on Trial: Mass Toxic Disasters in the Courts (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1986), 347 pp., $25.00 Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 Book Reviews 371 Peter Schuck, Agent...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (2): 509–513.
Published: 01 April 1995
...John A. Hird Andrew Szasz. Ecopopulism: Toxic Waste and the Movement for Environmental Justice . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1994. 216 pages, $39.95 cloth, $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Reviews...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (4): 993–996.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Gerald Markowitz James C. Robinson. Toil and Toxics: Workplace Struggles and Political Strategies for Occupational Health . Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1991. 226 pp. $29.95 cloth. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (4): 999–1001.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Marc Landy Daniel Mazmanian and David Morell. Beyond Superfailure: America's Toxics Policy for the 1990s . Denver, CO: Westview, 1992. 278 pp. $55.00 cloth, $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Reviews 999 nism...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 1991
...James C. Robinson; Dalton G. Paxman In 1989, after almost two decades of substance-by-substance standard setting, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) promulgated its Air Contaminants Standard, imposing new exposure limits for 376 toxic substances encountered in U.S. industry...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (2): 273–292.
Published: 01 April 2002
... emergency response, but also long-term health care, risk communication, research, and economic assistance. Organizing an effective response challenges government institutions because the issues involved—eligibility for health care,the effects of low-level exposure to toxic agents, stress-related illnesses...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (1): 144–163.
Published: 01 February 1983
...Jeannette M. Valentine; Alonzo L. Plough This paper first reviews the scientific problems involved in assessing the effects on reproductive health of toxic substances in the work environment. It then describes the current status of regulatory policies designed to control workers' exposures...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (3): 629–647.
Published: 01 June 1982
... in the United States, where a series of legislative enactments-including the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, the Amendments to the Clean Air Act passed in the same year, the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974, and the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976-has generated a major shift away from...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (1): 33–80.
Published: 01 February 1985
... against asbestos suppliers and manufacturers appears to represent the initial phase of a vast ex- pansion in the litigation of so-called toxic torts.” The recent growth of toxic tort suits has also made manifest the inadequacies of the common law in dealing with injuries resulting from...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (4): 1045–1050.
Published: 01 August 1993
...-879 Brasfield, James M. Review of Health Politics and Policy (Theodore Litman and Leonard Robins), 4: 1001-1004 Brown, Lawrence D. Dogmatic Slumbers: American Business and Health Policy, 2: 339-57 Brown, Phil. Review of Toxic Politics: Responding to Chemical Disasters (Michael R...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (2): 395–398.
Published: 01 April 1983
... pretreatment systems. Part I1 of Hazardous Waste in America presents twenty case studies of areas in the country adversely affected by the improper disposal of toxic chemicals. These are heartrending accounts of people whose health and livelihood have been destroyed because of exposure...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (3): 369–390.
Published: 01 June 1981
... of occupations. U.S. industries use some 28,000 toxic chemicals, 2,200 of them suspected carcinogen Estimates of the number of new chemicals with unknown health effects introduced into industry each year go as high as l,000.49In addition to causing cancers, some occupational toxins are implicated...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (2): 325–328.
Published: 01 April 2002
.... Sheehan, Helen E., and Richard P. Wedeen, eds. 1993 . Toxic Circles: Environmental Hazards from the Workplace into the Community . New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. Wedeen, Richard P. 1984 . Poison in the Pot:The Legacy of Lead . Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (3): 523–534.
Published: 01 June 1980
... classical approaches of deontology and teleology. Since both modes of analysis have deficiencies, the need for a synthesis using economic and noneconomic measures is suggested. The problem Recent judicial and executive decisions on the Occupational and Health Administration’s (OSHA) toxic...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (2): 318–321.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., of course, was to ensure that Americans would continue to dwell on the utility of lead rather than on its toxicity. Warren is a social historian, interested in changes in medicine, busi- ness, and technology, but primarily in the changing attitudes toward “health, safety, and risk” (2). Indeed...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (2): 321–325.
Published: 01 April 2002
...- soning (12). The industry’s object, of course, was to ensure that Americans would continue to dwell on the utility of lead rather than on its toxicity. Warren is a social historian, interested in changes in medicine, busi- ness, and technology, but primarily in the changing attitudes toward “health...