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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Vernon Mogensen Part 1 Free Market Ideology and the Evisceration of Workers's Safety Rights 1. Acts of God, Acts of Man: The Invisibility of Workplace Death Jordan Barab 2. Criminal Neglect: How Dangerous Employers Stay Safe from Prosecution Rory O'Neill 3. Regulating Risk at Work: Is Expert Paternalism the Answer to Workers Irrationality? Peter Dorman Part 2 Old and New Challenges to Occupational Safety and Health in the United States 4. Silicosis and the On-Going Struggle to Protect Workers's Health Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner 5. How Safe are U.S. Workplaces for Spanish-Speaking Workers? Laura H. Rhodes 6. Got Air? The Campaign to Improve Indoor Air Quality at the City University of New York Joan Greenbaum and David Kotelchuck 7. State or Society? The Rise and Repeal of OSHA's Ergonomics Standard Vernon Mogensen Part 3 The Impact of Neoliberalism on Workers's Safety Rights Abroad: Selected Case Studies 8. The Ten-Percenters: Gender, Nationality, and Occupational Health in Canada Penney Kome 9. All That's Solid Melts Into Air: Worker Participation in Ontario, 1970-2000 Robert Storey and Eric Tucker 10. The Sinking of the Neoliberal P-36 Platform in Brazil Carlos Eduardo Siqueira and Nadia Haiama-Neurohr 11. Health and Safety at Work in Russia and Hungary Michael Haynes and Rumy Husan Contributors Index
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