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Perils of progress

the health and environment hazards of modern technology, & what you can do about them

by Ashton, John

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Published by Fernwood Pub. in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental health -- Popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Ashton & Ron Laura.
    ContributionsLaura, R. S.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15553006M
    ISBN 101552660125
    LC Control Number99950075

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This CourseSmart Sampler includes a selection of material from the full book for faculty to use in order to make a textbook selection for their course.5/5(1). Clearly written and comprehensive, The Perils of Progress uses the latest scientific research to challenge our society's largely unquestioning commitment to new technologies.

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Through analysis of past environmental disasters, this book informs students about what we, as responsible citizens, can and should do to reduce the inherent dangers of contemporary manufacture as well as to mitigate suffering if and when the next toxic disaster occurs.

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Pearl's Peril is a hidden object game like no other. Join the adventure with more than 1 million players/5(). The Perils of Progress is Professor Laura’s 20th book to be published. He has also published some journal articles, presented a weekly ABC radio program on health and fitness education, which was also broadcast in New Zealand, and hosted his own health segment on a morning television program.

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From west to east it stretched over some three thousand miles. INTRODUCTION: The Perils of Progress. Modernity's Pollution Problems. Methodology. The Four Horsemen of the Toxic Apocalypse. Common Themes to Consider. The Blame Game. Conspiracy Theory and Historical Amnesia. The Moral Dimension.

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The last chapter is title “The Perils of Progress” and discusses the dangers and mistreatment that the workers dealt with on a daily basis. The canal’s laborers consisted mostly of poor Irish immigrants and children, who received less then acceptable pay and even worse living conditions.

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Today's Paper | Subscribe. Continue reading the main story.After working in archives and conducting interviews in India and the United States, he published Perils of Progress: Environmental Disasters in the Twentieth Century in The book uses four toxic waste disasters (Chernobyl, Minamata, Bhopal, and Love Canal) to examine attitudes toward progress and modernity across four seemingly distinct.