Toxic Exposures: Contested Illnesses and the Environmental Health Movement

by Phil Brown (Author), Lois Gibbs (Foreword)

Editorial Reviews


"Environmental activists, wannabe activists, and folks tired of environmental
hazards in their communities will find this a worthwhile guide for action." --
Library Journal

" Toxic Exposures does shed light on the intersection of health research,
advocacy and policy-making." -- Paul D. Blanc, Nature

"Timely and important." -- Peder Anker, Science


"Topical, exceptionally well-researched, and grounded in social theory but
accessible to nonspecialists, Toxic Exposures will find a broad audience of
scholars, policy makers, activists, and scientists." -- Kelly Moore, University of Cincinatti

"Phil Brown has developed a highly influential body of work on health and social
movements, environmental health science, and contested illness. His book will be
a landmark in science studies, environmental studies, and medical sociology for
years to come." -- David Hess, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Product Details

Hardcover: 392 pages
Publisher: Columbia University Press; 1 edition (June 5, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0231129483



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