Toxic Safety: Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health

Toxic Safety: Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health

by Alissa Cordner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231541381
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 03/29/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 771 KB

About the Author

Alissa Cordner is assistant professor of sociology at Whitman College and coauthor (with Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Elizabeth A. Bennett, Peter Klein, and Stephanie Savell) of The Civic Imagination: Making a Difference in American Political Life (2014).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
1. Uncertain Science and the Fight for Environmental Health
2. Hot Topics: Flame Retardants in the Public Sphere
3. Defending Risk and Defining Safety
4. Strategic Science Translation
5. Negotiating Science
6. Science of Advocacy
Conclusion: The Pursuit of Chemical Justice
Appendix. Playing the Field: Methodological Reflections
Notes
References
Index

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