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The Resource Killer commodities : public health and the corporate production of harm, edited by Merrill Singer and Hans Baer

Killer commodities : public health and the corporate production of harm, edited by Merrill Singer and Hans Baer

Label
Killer commodities : public health and the corporate production of harm
Title
Killer commodities
Title remainder
public health and the corporate production of harm
Statement of responsibility
edited by Merrill Singer and Hans Baer
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
362.1028/9
Index
index present
LC call number
RA427.3
LC item number
.K45 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WA 288
NLM item number
K48 2009
Label
Killer commodities : public health and the corporate production of harm, edited by Merrill Singer and Hans Baer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Hidden harm: the complex world of killer commodities / Merrill Singer and Hans Baer -- Stealthy killers and governing mentalities: chemicals in consumer products / Edward J. Woodhouse and Jeff Howard -- Nothing to play around with: dangerous toys for girls and boys / Merrill Singer and Pamela I. Erickson -- The environmental and health consequences of motor vehicles: a case study in capitalist technological hegemony and grassroots responses to it / Hans Baer -- Lay me down to sleep: SIDS, suffocation, and the selling of risk / Martine Hackett -- Melanoma whitewash: millions at risk of injury or death because of sunscreen deceptions / Brian McKenna -- Building with poison: toxicity and CCA-treated lumber / Terence Love -- U.S. health care: commodification kills / Martha Livingston --
  • Silicone seduction: are cosmetic breast implants killer commodities? / Pamela I. Erickson and Ann M. Cheney -- Selling sickness/creating demand: direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs / Joan E. Paluzzi -- Deadly embrace: psychoactive medication, psychiatry, and the pharmaceutical industry / Michael Oldani -- A guinea pig's wage: risk and commoditization in pharmaceutical research in America / Roberto Abadie -- Corrosion in the system: the community health by-products of pharmaceutical production in northern Puerto Rico / Alexa S. Dietrich -- Inverting the killer commodity model: withholding medicines from the poor / Michael Westerhaus and Arachu Castro -- Conclusion: Killer commodities and society: fighting for change / Hans Baer and Merrill Singer
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 428 p.
Isbn
9780759109780
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008009561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn213008072
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn368226384
Label
Killer commodities : public health and the corporate production of harm, edited by Merrill Singer and Hans Baer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Hidden harm: the complex world of killer commodities / Merrill Singer and Hans Baer -- Stealthy killers and governing mentalities: chemicals in consumer products / Edward J. Woodhouse and Jeff Howard -- Nothing to play around with: dangerous toys for girls and boys / Merrill Singer and Pamela I. Erickson -- The environmental and health consequences of motor vehicles: a case study in capitalist technological hegemony and grassroots responses to it / Hans Baer -- Lay me down to sleep: SIDS, suffocation, and the selling of risk / Martine Hackett -- Melanoma whitewash: millions at risk of injury or death because of sunscreen deceptions / Brian McKenna -- Building with poison: toxicity and CCA-treated lumber / Terence Love -- U.S. health care: commodification kills / Martha Livingston --
  • Silicone seduction: are cosmetic breast implants killer commodities? / Pamela I. Erickson and Ann M. Cheney -- Selling sickness/creating demand: direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs / Joan E. Paluzzi -- Deadly embrace: psychoactive medication, psychiatry, and the pharmaceutical industry / Michael Oldani -- A guinea pig's wage: risk and commoditization in pharmaceutical research in America / Roberto Abadie -- Corrosion in the system: the community health by-products of pharmaceutical production in northern Puerto Rico / Alexa S. Dietrich -- Inverting the killer commodity model: withholding medicines from the poor / Michael Westerhaus and Arachu Castro -- Conclusion: Killer commodities and society: fighting for change / Hans Baer and Merrill Singer
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 428 p.
Isbn
9780759109780
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008009561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn213008072
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn368226384

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