Work, Health, and Environment Old Problems, New Solutions

ISBN-10: 1572302348

ISBN-13: 9781572302341

Edition: 1997

Authors: Charles Levenstein, John Wooding

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List price: $59.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 7/19/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 536
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Charles Levenstein, PhD, Professor of Work Environment Policy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, is editor of New Solutions: A Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Policy. An economist and leading researcher on social factors in occupational health, especially occupational lung diseases, he has been active in worker and community health and safety education in the United States and abroad. John Wooding, PhD, is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and Chair of the Department of Regional Economic and Social Development. His research interests include occupational safety and health regulation, regulatory politics, and the politics of environmentalism. He serves on the editorial boards of Capitalism, Nature, Socialism and New Solutions.

The Political Economy of the Work Environment
The Political Economy of Occupational Disease
The Changing Structure of Work in the United States
The Impact on Income and Benefits
The Changing Structure of Work in the United States
The Implications for Health and Welfare
Regulation and Public Policy A. Issues in Regulation
OSHA at 20: Regulatory Strategy and Institutional Structure in the Work Environment
Undermining the Protections for Coal Miners
The Myth of Injury Prevention Incentives in Workers' Compensation Insurance
The Occupational Lead Standard: A Goal Unachieved, A Process in Need of Repair
Multiple Chemical Sensitivities: Development of Public Policy in the Face of Scientific Uncertainty
New Cancer Theories: Policy Implications for Cancer Prevention
Job Stress and Heart Disease: Evidence and Strategies for Prevention
Sexual Harassment: A Health Hazard for Women Workers
Why Focus on Risk Assessment?
The Risks of Risk Assessment
Quantitative Risk Assessment and the Illusion of Safety
Risk Assessment and Occupational Health: Overview and Recommendations
The Risk Wars: Assessing Risk Assessment
Alternatives to Risk Assessment: The Example of Dioxin
Playing Industrial Hygiene to Win
Social Conflict and the Politics of Health and Safety A. Worker and Community Struggles
Citizens as Regulators of Local Polluters and Toxics Users
Involving the Community Inside the Factory Walls
Fighting Environmental Racism
Environment for Cooperation: Building Worker Community Coalitions
Texans United Score Historic Victory Against an Ammonia Facility in Houston
Organizing for a Statewide Network of Occupational Disease Diagnostic Centers
The Occupational Health Clinical Center Network in New York State: Achievements, Prospects, and Complaints
Community Occupational Health Clinics in the Free Market
Reforming OSHA: Modest Proposals for Major Change
A Women's Occupational Health Agenda for the 1990s
Pollution Prevention and Income Protection: Fighting with Empty Hands A Challenge to Labor
Accepting the Challenge: A Response to Chary
Toxics Use Reduction and Pollution Prevention
Conclusion: Work Environment, Health, and Democracy
Taking Care of Business: Citizenship and the Charter of Incorporation
Determinants of Health: A Progressive Political Platform
Women Changing the Times: An Italian Proposal to Address the Goals and Organization of Work
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