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 Private Science, Public Injury

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195325461
eISBN:
9780199869275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325461.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins by explaining why the complexity of health-related science often makes it susceptible to manipulation. It then shows what some special interests do when they literally “buy” ... More


When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

João Biehl and Adriana Petryna (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book critically assesses the expanding field of global health. It brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars to address the medical, social, political, and economic ... More


“Toxicology Is a Political Science”

Sara Shostak

in Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275171
eISBN:
9780520955240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275171.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 1 provides a map of key environmental health research and regulatory institutions, including the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the National Toxicology Program ... More


Introduction

Sara Shostak

in Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275171
eISBN:
9780520955240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275171.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Defining Vulnerabilities opens with a description of the history of childhood lead poisoning in the United States, which frames the puzzle at the center of this book: why and how did environmental ... More


Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Sara Shostak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275171
eISBN:
9780520955240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275171.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

At the center of Defining Vulnerabilitiesare the interlinked puzzles of why and how environmental health scientists have rallied around research on gene-environment interaction. Defining ... More


Global Occupational Health

Tee L. Guidotti (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book provides an introduction to a vital—but often neglected—area in the field of health sciences. Work-related illnesses and injuries are critical concerns for every country and at every stage ... More


The Ghost of Christian Creationism: Racial Dispositions and Progressive Era Public Health Research

Terence Keel

in Divine Variations: How Christian Thought Became Racial Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804795401
eISBN:
9781503604377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795401.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 3 explores how polygenist carryovers emerged in early twentieth-century medical and public health studies on the links between race and disease. This persistence further embedded ideas about ... More


Introduction

James R. Lewis

in Scientology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331493
eISBN:
9780199852321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331493.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Scientology, its beliefs, practices, and the conflicts and controversies associated with it. The Church of Scientology originated from a therapy ... More


Linking Hawaiian Concepts of Health with Epigenetic Research: Implications in Developing Indigenous Scientists

Dana-Lynn T. Ko‘omoa and Alika K. Maunakea

Winona K. Mesiona Lee and Mele A. Look (eds)

in Ho'i Hou Ka Mauli Ola: Pathways to Native Hawaiian Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824872731
eISBN:
9780824875718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872731.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Inherent in the traditional native Hawaiian concept of health is the understanding that environmental factors, including nutrition and social behaviors, trans-generationally impact health outcomes in ... More


Divine Variations: How Christian Thought Became Racial Science

Terence Keel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804795401
eISBN:
9781503604377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795401.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The view that science and religion are necessarily in conflict has increasingly lost favor among scholars who have sought more nuanced theoretical frameworks for evaluating the configurations of ... More


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