Silent spring at 50 : the false crises of Rachel Carson / edited by Roger Meiners, Pierre Desrochers, and Andrew Morriss
- Silent spring at 50 -- The lady who started all this -- The intellectual groundwaters of Silent spring : rethinking Rachel Carson's place in the history of American environmental thought -- Silent spring as secular religion -- The selective silence of Silent spring : birds, pesticides, and alternatives to pesticides -- Rachel Carson's health scare -- The balance of nature and "the other road" : ecological paradigms and the management legacy of Silent spring -- Did Rachel Carson understand the importance of DDT in global public health programs? -- Agricultural revolutions and agency wars : how the 1950s laid the groundwork for Silent spring -- The false promise of federalization -- The precautionary principle : Silent spring's toxic legacy -- Risk over-simplified : the enduring and unfortunate legacy of Silent spring.
- 9781937184995 (hardback : alk. paper) and 1937184994 (hardback : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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