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Main Title Our children's toxic legacy : how science and law fail to protect us from pesticides /
Author Wargo, John,
Publisher Yale University Press,
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 39253355
ISBN 0300074468; 9780300074468
Subjects Pesticides--Toxicology. ; Pesticides--Law and legislation--United States. ; Children--Health risk assessment. ; Pesticides--Environmental aspects. ; Gesundheitsgefährdung.--(DE-588)4071808-6. ; Kind.--(DE-588)4030550-8. ; Lebensmittel.--(DE-588)4034870-2. ; Lebensmittelrecht.--(DE-588)4034898-2. ; Pestizidbelastung.--(DE-588)4173944-9. ; USA.--(DE-588)4078704-7.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  RA1270.P4W34 1998 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/09/2001
ELAM  RA1270.P4W34 1998 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 05/09/2017
ELDM  RA1270.P4W34 1998 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 10/06/2006
ERAM  RA1270.P4 W34 1998 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/31/2009
ESAM  RA1270.P4W34 1998 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 09/12/1998
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xvi, 390 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-379) and index.
Contents Notes
Defining the problem: The global experiment -- The urgency of Malaria -- Resistance: a race against time -- Evolving law: Beyond control: pesticide law before 1972 -- EPA as the gatekeeper of risk -- Risk assessment and tolerance setting: the Delaney paradox -- Evolving knowledge: The human ecology of pesticide residues -- The susceptibility of children -- The diet of a child -- Averaging games: simplification of exposure and risk -- The complex mixture problem -- Managing the coevolution of knowledge and law: Fractured law, fractured science: restating the pesticide problem -- Toward reform.