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From silent spring to the threat of a four degree world

Butler, Colin; Woodward, Alistair


This chapter positions the late Tony McMichael’s contributions in the social, political and ecological context in which he worked from the early 1970s to the present. We document how his research and writing were shaped by this milieu and explore some of the barriers, challenges and opportunities that shaped his career. McMichael’s work was distinguished in two respects. These are, first, the range of epidemiology subspecialties that he mastered (including occupational health, cancer, nutrition...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Health of People, Places and Planet: Reflections based on AJ (Tony) McMichael’s four decades of contribution to epidemiological understanding
DOI: 10.22459/HPPP.07.2015.01
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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