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Implementing the precautionary principle : perspectives and prospects

Author: Elizabeth Fisher; Judith S Jones; René von Schomberg
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, ©2006.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Fisher; Judith S Jones; René von Schomberg
ISBN: 1845427025 9781845427023
OCLC Number: 69672052
Description: xvi, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Implementing the precautionary principle : perspectives and prospects / Elizabeth Fisher, Judith Jones and Rene von Schomberg --
2. The precautionary principle and its normative challenges / Rene von Schomberg --
3. The role of science and precaution in environmental and public health policy / Joel Tickner and David Kriebel --
4. The precautionary principle and catastrophism on tenterhooks : lessons from a constitutional reform in France / Olivier Godard --
5. Precautionary policy assessment for sustainability / Stephen Dovers --
6. The precautionary principle and administrative constitutionalism : the development of frameworks for applying the precautionary principle / Elizabeth Fisher and Ronnie Harding --
7. The burden and standard of proof in environmental regulation : the precautionary principle in an Australian administrative context / Judith Jones and Simon Bronitt --
8. Tr(e)ading cautiously : precaution in WTO decision making / Jan McDonald --
9. The threshold test of the precautionary principle in Australian courts and tribunals : lessons for judicial review / Warwick Gullett --
10. Precautionary only in name? : tensions between precaution and risk assessment in the Australian GMO regulatory framework / Jacqueline Peel --
11. A long and winding road? : precaution from principle to practice in biodiversity conservation / Rosie Cooney --
12. Climate change and the precautionary principle / Jeroen van der Sluijs and Wim Turkenburg --
13. The tension between fiction and precaution in nanotechnology / Arie Rip --
14. A framework for the precautionary governance of food safety : integrating science and participation in the social appraisal of risk / Andy Stirling, Ortwin Renn and Patrick van Zwanenberg.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Fisher, Judith Jones, René von Schomberg.

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`. . . this book represents a welcome addition to the literature on PP and is recommended for readers interested in risk assessment, decision making and the precautionary principle.' -- Krishna Ravi Read more...

 
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