Required Reading

1. Public Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Chemicals, K. Asante-Duah, Springer, ISBN 978-1-402-00921-

2. Deceit and Denial: The deadly politics of industrial pollution, Gerald Markowitz and Daniel Rosner, University of California Press, ISBN 978-0520240363

3. Doubt is their product, David Michaels, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-530067-3

4. The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World, Steven Johnson, Penguin Group, 2007; ISBN: 9781594482694

5. Taking Sides: Environmental Issues, Thomas Easton, McGraw Hill, ISBN: 978-0073514444

THE SUGGESTED READINGS REMAIN THE SAME FOR WINTER QUARTER (see below) and the following text from fall quarter also remains:
6. Ira S. Richards, Principles and Practice of Toxicology in Public Health,
Jones and Bartlett Publishers





  • Ira S. Richards, Principles and Practice of Toxicology in Public Health,
    Jones and Bartlett Publishers
  • Susan Buck, Understanding the Administration of Environmental Law, Duke Press 1991
  • Rosalind Pollack Petchesky Global Prescriptions: Gendering, Health and Human Rights, Zed Press 2003


Required Readings

  • Agriculture Linked To Frog Sexual Abnormalities
  • Frank Ackerman Poisoned for Pennies: The Economics of Toxics and Precaution, Island Press 2008
  • Peter Barnes Who Owns the Sky? Zed Publishers 2002
  • Arthur Miller An Enemy of the People (adaptation of an Ibsen play) Penguin 1979
  • Colleen Moore Silent Scourge: Children, Pollution and Why Scientists Disagree, Oxford University Press 2003
  • Duff Wilson Fateful Harvest, University of Washington Press 1994
  • Angus Wright Death of Ramon Gonzalez: The Modern Agricultural Dilemma, University of Texas 1992


Suggested Textbooks

  • Curtis D. Klaassen and John B. Watkins, Casarett & Doull's Toxicology McGraw-Hill Professional, ISBN: 0071347216. Highly recommended for those who are interested in future studies in Toxicology
  • Curtis D. Klaassen and John B. Watkins Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology McGraw-Hill Professional; ISBN: 0071389148 (shorter version of the one above, if available)
  • McGraw Hill electronic custom text in two parts (I, II), including cell biology, physiology, epidemiology and statistics chapters; Part I (Cell Biology, Physiology and Epidemiology) ISBN: 0-390-46791X ($46.32 plus any sales tax) and Part II (Statistics) ISBN: 0-390-467928 ($27.27 plus any sales tax) available through the website: Select the “Custom e-books” and follow the instructions there. Highly recommended to those who have no related textbooks.
  • Moyses Szklo and F. Javier Nieto Epidemiology: Beyond the Basics The Aspen Publication, ISBN: 0834206188 (Basic but detailed enough epidemiology text)


Journal Articles

  • Costanza, Robert. Visions of (Unpredictable) Futures and Their Use in Policy Analysis Ecology and Society (2000) Volume 4, Number 1, Article 5
  • Santiago-Rivera, et al., (1998) Building Community-Based Research Partnership: Lessons from the Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne Journal of Community Psychology V. 26 n. 2 p. 163-174.

Internet Articles