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Title Nuclear wastelands : a global guide to nuclear weapons production and its health and environmental effects / by a special commission of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research ; edited by Arjun Makhijani, Howard Hu, and Katherine Yih
Edition First MIT Press paperback edition
Published Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT Press, [1995]
(2000 [printing])


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  363.1799 Mak/Nwa  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 668 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents Foreword / Bernard Lown -- Preface / Howard Hu, Arjun Makhijani and Katherine Yih -- 1. A Readiness to Harm / Arjun Makhijani -- 2. Methodology / Arjun Makhijani and Howard Hu -- 3. The Production of Nuclear Weapons and Environmental Hazards / Arjun Makhijani and Scott Saleska -- 4. Health Hazards of Nuclear Weapons Production / David Sumner, Howard Hu and Alistair Woodward -- 5. Uranium Mining and Milling for Military Purposes / Katherine Yih, Albert Donnay, Annalee Yassi, A. James Ruttenber and Scott Saleska -- 6. The United States / Arjun Makhijani, A. James Ruttenber, Ellen Kennedy and Richard Clapp -- 7. Russia and the Territories of the Former Soviet Union / Albert Donnay, Martin Cherniack, Arjun Makhijani and Amy Hopkins -- 8. The United Kingdom / David Sumner, Rebecca Johnson and William Peden -- 9. France / Albert Donnay and Martin Kuster -- 10. China / Alexandra Brooks and Howard Hu
11. Near-Nuclear and De Facto Nuclear Weapons Countries / Albert Donnay and Arjun Makhijani -- 12. The Global Picture: Summary and Recommendations / Howard Hu and Arjun Makhijani -- About IPPNW and IEER
Notes Originally published: 1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nuclear weapons plants -- Environmental aspects.
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- Environmental aspects.
Nuclear weapons plants -- Health aspects.
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- Health aspects.
Author Hu, Howard.
Makhijani, Arjun.
Yih, Katherine.
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.
Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (Takoma Park, Md.)
LC no. 95000945
ISBN 0262133075 cased paperback
Other Titles Nuclear waste lands