The Rise of the U.S. Environmental Health Movement

The Rise of the U.S. Environmental Health Movement

Kate Davies / Jan 24, 2021

The Rise of the U S Environmental Health Movement This is the first book to offer a comprehensive examination of the environmental health movement which unlike many parts of the environmental movement focuses on ways toxic chemicals and other hazar

  • Title: The Rise of the U.S. Environmental Health Movement
  • Author: Kate Davies
  • ISBN: 9781442221376
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This is the first book to offer a comprehensive examination of the environmental health movement, which unlike many parts of the environmental movement, focuses on ways toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents in the environment effect human health and well being Born in 1978 when Lois Gibbs organized her neighbors to protest the health effects of a toxic waste dump inThis is the first book to offer a comprehensive examination of the environmental health movement, which unlike many parts of the environmental movement, focuses on ways toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents in the environment effect human health and well being Born in 1978 when Lois Gibbs organized her neighbors to protest the health effects of a toxic waste dump in Love Canal, New York, the movement has spread across the United States and throughout the world By placing human health at the center of its environmental argument, this movement has achieved many victories in community mobilization and legislative reform In The Rise of the U.S Environmental Health Movement, environmental health expert Kate Davies describes the movement s historical, ideological, and cultural roots and analyzes its strategies and successes.

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    About "Kate Davies"

      • Kate Davies

        Kate Davies, M.A D.Phil has been active on environmental health issues for 35 years in the U.S Canada and the U.K In the late 1970s, while completing a doctorate in biochemistry at Oxford University, she worked for Greenpeace and the Political Ecology Research Group on the health effects of low level radiation exposures in uranium miners and other populations In the mid 1980s, she set up and managed the City of Toronto s Environmental Protection Office the first local government environmental office in Canada Moving to Ottawa in 1990, she established and directed a successful environmental policy consulting company Ecosystems Consulting which provided services to the Canadian federal government and international agencies.Frustrated by the slow pace of social change, Kate decided to return to school to study the topic and in 2002, she graduated from the California Institute of Integral Studies with an M.A in cultural anthropology and social transformation Shortly after, she accepted a faculty position at Antioch University Seattle in the graduate program in Environment Community and in 2007 she became director of its Center for Creative Change She served in this role until 2010, after which she returned to her faculty position As well as being core faculty at Antioch University Seattle, Kate is clinical associate professor at the University of Washington and teaches in the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice She has also taught at colleges and universities in Canada and the U.K Over the years, Kate has served on the boards of directors of numerous environmental nongovernmental and governmental organizations in the U.S and Canada, including U.S.Collaborative on Health and the Environment WashingtonCurriculum for the BioregionInstitute for Children s Environmental HealthSustainable Path FoundationWashington Citizens for Resource ConservationWashington Toxics Coalition CanadaCanadian Environmental Assessment Research CouncilCanadian Environmental Law AssociationCanadian National Committee for the Scientific Committee on Problems of the EnvironmentGreat Lakes UnitedInternational Joint Commission Canada U.S Ontario Pesticides CommitteeOntario Environmental Assessment BoardRoyal Society of Canada s Global Change Program Kate has authored or co authored many articles and book chapters, op eds and reviews She lives on Whidbey Island in Washington state with her husband George.


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