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Describes how residents of Woburn, Massachusetts discovered a childhood leukemia cluster and eventually sued two corporate giants. The authors strike a humane, constructive note, advocating extensive lay involvement based on the Woburn model of civic action.
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"An excellent and readable account of the toxic waste crisis in Woburn, Massachusetts, and the courageous efforts by local citizens to protect their community. The Woburn story is an inspiring lesson for citizens across the country struggling to protect the environment from polluters and unresponsive government officials." (Senator Edward Kennedy)About the Author:
Phil Brown is Professor of Sociology at Brown University and Lecturer in Sociology, Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry. Edwin J. Mikkelsen is Director of the Division of Child Psychiatry at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center and Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry.
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Book Description Univ of California Pr, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110520070348
Book Description Univ of California Pr, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0520070348
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0520070348
Book Description Univ of California Pr, 1990. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0520070348