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Author Brown, Phil.

Title No Safe Place : Toxic Waste, Leukemia, and Community Action
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables and Maps; Foreword; Preface (1997); Preface (1990); Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Town in Turmoil: History and Significance of the Woburn Cluster; 2. The Formation of an Organized Community; 3. The Sickness Caused by "Corporate America": Effects of the Woburn Cluster; 4. Taking Control: Popular Epidemiology; 5. Making It Safe: Securing Future Health; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary A focus on a community's struggle for justice in the wake of the environmental contamination by local corporations. Readers will learn about how the residents of Woburn, Massachusetts discovered a childhood leukaemia cluster and eventually sued two corporate giants
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Subject Hazardous wastes -- Environmental aspects -- Massachusetts -- Woburn.
Leukemia in children -- Massachusetts -- Woburn.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520920481 (electronic bk.)
9780520920484 (electronic bk.)