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Society and - Society and Environment February 7 2011 Chapter 5 Body and Health 10:58 AM Tragedy of Bhopal India Social tragedy as much as anything

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Society and Environment 1/7/11 10:58 AM February 7, 2011 Chapter 5 – Body and Health - Tragedy of Bhopal, India Social tragedy as much as anything else Result of familiar patterns… o Patterns of economy o Patterns of technology o Patterns of politics o Patterns of environmental justice o Patterns of our ideas and their mutually constituting interaction with our material conditions - Linking health, body, and environmentalism Concerns for public health often resulted in alterations to our environment o Alterations made to promote our comfort, but often in conflict with sustainability, rights and beauty of nature, and environmental justice More recently – environmental concerns embracing health and body as environmental issues o View body as intimately involved with environment - Environmental racism Not just based on economics, also includes social heritage o Those with more advanced social heritage are less likely to experience threatened invironment o Inequality of power
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course SOC 1445 taught by Professor Epitropoulos during the Spring '11 term at Pittsburgh.

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Society and - Society and Environment February 7 2011 Chapter 5 Body and Health 10:58 AM Tragedy of Bhopal India Social tragedy as much as anything

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