Environmental Health Science, Policy, & Ethics Readings

Adobe Icon Aginam, “International Law and Communicable Diseases” (2002)
Adobe Icon Altizer et al., “Climate Change and Infectious Diseases” (2013)
Adobe Icon Ames et al., “Dietary Pesticides—99.99% All Natural” (1990)
Adobe Icon BBC, “How We Can Stop Antibiotic Resistance” (8 Jun. 2017)
Adobe Icon Bartholomae, “Inventing the University” (1986)
Adobe Icon Batt et al., “Evaluating the Vulnerability of Surface Waters to Antibiotic Contamination” (2006)
Adobe Icon Bird, “Socially Responsible Science Is More than ‘Good Science’” (2014)
Adobe Icon Boobis et al., “Cumulative Risk Assessment of Pesticide Residues in Food” (2008)
Adobe Icon Boote and Beile, “Scholars Before Researchers” (2005)
Adobe Icon Breitbart, “Ebola: Obama’s Latest Failure” (October 16, 2014)
Adobe Icon Bullard, “Unequal Environmental Protection” (1994)
Adobe Icon Cohen, Understanding Environmental Policy, Chapter 4: “Why Companies Let Valuable Gasoline Leak Out of Underground Tanks” (2006)
Video Icon Colbert Report, “A Rare Correction—No Ebola Outbreak in the U.S.” (October 6, 2014)
Video Icon Colbert Report, “Ebola in New York” (October 27, 2014)
Adobe Icon Colorado General Assembly, CRS Titl-e 42-4-239: “Misuse of a Wireless Telephone” (2012)
Adobe Icon Colorado General Assembly, SB 17-027: “Increase Penalty Texting While Driving” (2017)
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 Colorado Legislative Council, “Cell Phone Use and Distracted Driving Laws” Issue Brief (2010)
Adobe Icon Colorado Legislative Council, “Cell Phone Use and Distracted Driving Laws” Memorandum (2014)
Adobe Icon Cranor, “Public Health Research and Uncertainty (1994)
Video Icon Daily Show with Jon Stewart, “A Million Ways to Die in the U.S.” (October 2, 2014)
Adobe Icon Denver Post, “Hold the Phone. Did Colorado Just Make It Legal to Text and Drive?” (June 20, 2017)
Adobe Icon Dauvergne, Shadows of Consumption, Chapter 8: “Lead Must Go” (2010)
Adobe Icon Dewey, How We Think, Chapter 13: “Empirical and Scientific Thought” (1933)
Adobe Icon Falta et al., “Leaded-Gasoline Additives Still Contaminate Groundwater” (2005)
Adobe Icon Ferguson, “Other High-Risk Factors For Young Drivers” (2003)
Adobe Icon Fidler, “Legal Issues Associated with Antimicrobial Drug Resistance” (1998)
Adobe Icon Gopen and Swan_Science of Scientific Writing (1990)
Adobe Icon Gostin et al., “The Law and the Public’s Health: A Study of Infectious Disease Law in the United States” (1999)
Adobe Icon Haerlin and Parr, “How To Restore Public Trust in Science” (1999)
Adobe Icon Hardin, “Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping the Poor” (1974)
Adobe Icon Hosier, “Teaching Information Literacy Through Un-Research,” (2015)
Adobe Icon Johnson et al., “MTBE—To What Extent Will Past Releases Contaminate Community Water Supply Wells” (2000)
Adobe Icon Jones et al., “Global Trends in Emerging Infectious Diseases” (2008)
Video Icon Kennedy, “Vanderbilt Convocation Address: Responsibilities of Education Citizens” (18 May 1963)
                       Audio_Icon Kennedy address – full audio file: begin at 6:02     Adobe Icon Kennedy address – full transcript: only pages 2-4
Adobe Icon Knopf, “Doing a Literature Review” (2006)
Adobe Icon Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, “Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Widespread in Hudson River” (17 Jul. 2013)
Adobe Icon Lehman, “Values, Ethics, and the Use of Synthetic Pesticides in Agriculture” (1993)
Audio_Icon Limbaugh, excerpt on U.S. responsibility to alleviate Ebola virus in Liberia (October 3, 2014)
Adobe Icon Littman, “Antibiotic Resistance: An Ethical Challenge” (2015)
Adobe Icon Lu et al., “Organic Diets Significantly Lower Children’s Dietary Exposure to Pesticides” (2006)
Adobe Icon Luger, Corporate Power, American Democracy, the Automobile Industry, Chapter 6: The Triumph of Corporate Power (2000)
Adobe Icon Matthew et al., “Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria Associated with Food Animals” (2007)
Adobe Icon McMahan, Killing in War, Chapter 4: “Liability and the Limits of Self-Defense” excerpt (2009)
Adobe Icon Meyer and Louise Smith, The Practical Tutor, Chapter 2: Engaging in Dialogue (1987)
Adobe Icon Mother Jones, “Trump’s EPA Just Greenlighted a Pesticide Known to Damage Kids’ Brains” (27 Mar 2017)
Adobe Icon Mother Jones, “Zika May Be a Threat to the Adult Brain, Too” (September 21, 2016)
Adobe Icon Nagel, Mortal Questions, Chapter 3: “Moral Luck” excerpt (1979)
Audio_Icon NPR, “’Textalyzer’ Aims To Curb Distracted Driving, But What About Privacy?” (April 27, 2017)  Adobe Icon Newscast Transcript
Adobe Icon Olson et al., “Texting While Driving and Other Risky Motor Vehicle Behaviors Among U.S. High School Students” (2013)
Adobe Icon Pain, “The Social Responsibilities of Scientists” (16 Feb. 2013)
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Percival et al., Environmental Regulation, Chapter 3 excerpt on the Delaney Clause (2009)
Adobe Icon Percival et al., Environmental Regulation, Chapter 3 excerpt on the Toxic Substances Control Act (2009)
Adobe Icon Pielke, “When Scientists Politicize Science” (2006)
Adobe Icon Plato, The Republic, Book VII excerpt on the “Allegory of the Cave” (1987 [380 BCE])
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 Pruden et al., “Management Options for Reduce the Release of Antibiotics” (2013)
Adobe Icon Reynolds et al._Writing-to-Learn in Undergraduate Science Education (2011)
Adobe Icon Rice et al., “Malnutrition as an Underlying Cause of Childhood Deaths Associated With Infectious Diseases in Developing Countries” (2000)
Adobe Icon Selgelid, “Ethics and Drug Resistance” (2007)
Adobe Icon Shrader-Frechette, Taking Action, Saving Lives, Chapter 3: “Private Science, Public Inquiry” (2007)
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Shrader-Frechette, Taking Action, Saving Lives, Chapter 4: “Human Rights and Duties Not to Harm” (2007)
Adobe Icon Shrader-Frechette, Taking Action, Saving Lives, Chapter 6: “Where We Go From Here” (2007)
Adobe Icon Smith et al., “Are There Characteristics of Infectious Diseases That Raise Special Ethical Issues?” (2004)
Adobe Icon Sollaci et al., “The IMRAD Structure: A Fifty-Year Survey” (2004)
Adobe Icon Sommers, “Revision Strategies of Student Writers and Experienced Adult Writers” (1980)
Adobe Icon Sommers, “Responding to Student Writing” (1982)
Adobe Icon Sunstein, Laws of Fear, Chapter 4: “Fear as Wildfire” (2005)
Adobe Icon Thonney, “Teaching the Conventions of Academic Discourse” (2011)
Adobe Icon U.S. Geological Survey, “Are Pharmaceuticals in Your Watershed?” (10 Jan. 2017)
Adobe Icon Verger and Boobis, “Reevaluate Pesticides for Food Security and Safety” (2013)
Adobe Icon Wargo, Our Children’-s Toxic Legacy, Chapter 7: “Human Ecology of Pesticide Residue” (1998)
Adobe Icon Wargo, Our Children’s Toxic Legacy, Chapter 10: “Simplification of Exposure and Risk” (1998)
Adobe Icon Washington Post, “A Proposed ‘Textalyzer’ Bill Might Give Cops the Right to Access Your Cellphone” (April 13, 2016)
Adobe Icon Wilson and Stimpson, “Trends in Fatalities From Distracted Driving in the U.S.” (2010)