The Cotton Dust Papers: Science, Politics, and Power in the

The Cotton Dust Papers: Science, Politics, and Power in the "Discovery" of Byssinosis in the U.S

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ISBN-13: 9781351841290
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/06/2018
Series: Work, Health and Environment Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

CHAPTER 1.
 By Any Other Name: Brown Lung and The Social Recognition of Disease

CHAPTER 2.
“Kiss of Death”: Banning the Suction Shuttle in Massachusetts by William Mass, Charles Levenstein, and Gregory F. DeLaurier

CHAPTER 3.
 Textiles Move South, 1920-1940

CHAPTER 4.
“Cotton Colic”

CHAPTER 5.
 The Harvard Cotton Dust Project by Charles Levenstein and Susan Woskie

CHAPTER 6.
“We Were Running from It, Really”: Workers’ Compensation and Byssinosis, 1950-1968

CHAPTER 7.
 Georgia and the “Mysterious Disease” of Byssinosis

CHAPTER 8.
 Bouhuys’ Disease

CHAPTER 9.
 Brown Lung and the Dilemmas of a Novice Investigator, 1968-1969

CHAPTER 10.
 Full Circle: “Burlington’s Disease”

CHAPTER 11.
 Brown Lung and the Lessons for Occupational Health and Safety

Index

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