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Shopping Our Way to Safety

How We Changed from Protecting the Environment to Protecting Ourselves

by Andrew Szasz

  • 89 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Univ Of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The Environment,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Sociology,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Consumer Behavior - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Consumption (Economics),
  • Environmental Economics,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11384360M
    ISBN 100816635080
    ISBN 109780816635085

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    Electronic books Electronic book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Szasz, Andrew, Shopping our way to safety. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type. Buy Shopping Our Way to Safety: How We Changed from Protecting the Environment to Protecting Ourselves from Many Americans today rightly fear that they are constantly exposed to dangerous toxins in their immediate environment: tap water is contaminated with chemicals; foods contain pesticide residues, hormones, and antibiotics; even the air we breathe, outside and indoors, Price: $


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Nevertheless this is a start.4/5(1). Shopping Our Way to Safety by Andrew Szasz, University of Minnesota Press, $ ISBN THERE'S a glaring incongruity in the public discussion of global warming.

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