Sick Building Syndrome and the Problem of Uncertainty: Environmental Politics, Technoscience, and Women Workers / Edition 1

Sick Building Syndrome and the Problem of Uncertainty: Environmental Politics, Technoscience, and Women Workers / Edition 1

by Michelle Murphy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0822336715

ISBN-13: 9780822336716

Pub. Date: 02/22/2006

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

An account of sick building syndrome and the large number of historical conditions--office worker protests, feminism, ventilation engineering, toxicology, etc.--that coalesced to give this phenomenon real existence.

Overview

An account of sick building syndrome and the large number of historical conditions--office worker protests, feminism, ventilation engineering, toxicology, etc.--that coalesced to give this phenomenon real existence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822336716
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
02/22/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments....................ix
Introduction....................1
[1] Man in a Box: Building-Machines and the Science of Comfort....................19
[2] Building Ladies into the Office Machine....................35
[3] Feminism, Surveys, and Toxic Details....................57
[4] Indoor Pollution at the Encounter of Toxicology and Popular Epidemiology....................81
[5] Uncertainty, Race, and Activism at the EPA....................111
[6] Building Ecologies, Tobacco, and the Politics of Multiplicity....................131
[7] How to Build Yourself a Body in a Safe Space....................151
Epilogue....................179
Notes....................181
Bibliography....................213
Index....................241

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