Hormonal Chaos: The Scientific and Social Origins of the Environmental Endocrine Hypothesis / Edition 1

Hormonal Chaos: The Scientific and Social Origins of the Environmental Endocrine Hypothesis / Edition 1

by Sheldon Krimsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801872529

ISBN-13: 9780801872525

Pub. Date: 07/01/2002

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

In Hormonal Chaos, Sheldon Krimsky traces the emergence of an unorthodox hypothesis that casts new suspicions on a broad range of modern industrial chemicals. At the heart of his story is the "Environmental Endocrine Hypothesis," the assertion that a class of chemicals called "endocrine disruptors" are interfering with the normal functioning of hormones in

Overview

In Hormonal Chaos, Sheldon Krimsky traces the emergence of an unorthodox hypothesis that casts new suspicions on a broad range of modern industrial chemicals. At the heart of his story is the "Environmental Endocrine Hypothesis," the assertion that a class of chemicals called "endocrine disruptors" are interfering with the normal functioning of hormones in animals and humans. Krimsky describes how this controversial theory was first elaborated and explores the complex factors that have contributed to its increased legitimacy and continued controversy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801872525
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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