9780765614490

Worker Safety Under Siege: Labor, Capital, and the Politics of Workplace Safety in a Deregulated World: Labor, Capital, and the Politics of Workplace Safety in a Deregulated World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780765614490

  • ISBN10:

    0765614499

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2006-03-15
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Table of Contents

Tables and Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Free-Market Ideology and the Evisceration of Workers' Safety Rights
Acts of God, Acts of Man: The Invisibility of Workplace Death
Criminal Neglect: How Dangerous Employers Stay Safe from Prosecution
Regulating Risk at Work: Is Expert Paternalism the Answer to Worker Irrationality?
Old and New Challenges to Occupational Safety and Health in the United States
Silicosis and the Ongoing Struggle to Protect Workers' Health
How Safe Are U.S. Workplaces for Spanish Speaking Workers?
Got Air? The Campaign to Improve Indoor Air Quality at the City University of New York
State or Society? The Rise and Repeal of OSHA's Ergonomics Standard
The Impact of Neoliberalism on Workers' Safety Rights Abroad: Selected Case Studies
The 10 Percenters: Gender, Nationality, and Occupational Health in Canada
All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: Worker Participation and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation in Ontario, 1970-2000
The Sinking of the Neoliberal P-36 Platform in Brazil
Health and Safety at Work in Russia and Hungary: Illusion and Reality in the Transition Crisis
Contributors
Index
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