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Author Markowitz, Gerald.
Title Deceit and Denial : the Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution.
Imprint Berkerley : University of California Press, 2013.

Author Markowitz, Gerald.
Series California/Milbank Books on Health and the Public
California/Milbank books on health and the public.
Subject Environmental health -- Social aspects.
Factory and trade waste -- Environmental aspects.
Pollution -- Health aspects.
Environmental Pollution -- history.
Industry -- ethics.
Lead Poisoning.
Vinyl Chloride -- adverse effects.
History, 20th Century.
Alt Name Rosner, David.
Description 1 online resource (443 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Industry's Child; 1. The House of the Butterflies: Lead Poisoning among Workers and Consumers; 2. A Child Lives in a Lead World; 3. Cater to the Children: The Promotion of White Lead; 4 Old Poisons, New Problems; 5 Better Living through Chemistry?; 6. Evidence of an Illegal Conspiracy by Industry; 7 Damn Liars; 8. OL' Man River or Cancer Alley?; 9 A Hazy Mixture: Science, Civil Rights, Pollution, and Politics; 10. Science and Prudent Public Policy; Conclusion; Epilogue; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G.
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Summary Deceit and Denial details the attempts by the chemical and lead industries to deceive Americans about the dangers that their deadly products present to workers, the public, and consumers. Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner pursued evidence steadily and relentlessly, interviewed the important players, investigated untapped sources, and uncovered a bruising story of cynical and cruel disregard for health and human rights. This resulting expose is full of startling revelations, provocative arguments, and disturbing conclusions--all based on remarkable research and information gleaned from s.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780520954960 (electronic bk.)
0520954963 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 827623253
Additional Format Print version: Markowitz, Gerald. Deceit and Denial : The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution. Berkerley : University of California Press, 2013 9780520275829

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