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In the chamber of risks : understanding risk controversies

Author: William Leiss
Publisher: Montreal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how governments and industry must both protect the public by managing risks effectively and engage responsibly with citizens in controversies about risks and risk management.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leiss, William, 1939-
In the chamber of risks.
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2001
(DLC) 2004401201
(OCoLC)46660856
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Leiss
ISBN: 9780773569515 0773569510
OCLC Number: 180773066
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 388 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Risk issue management --
Frankenfoods; or, the trouble with science --
Cellular telephones --
MMT, a risk management masquerade --
Regulating nuclear power: the mismanagement of public consultation in Canada / Michael D. Mehta --
Environment's x-file: pulp mill effluent regulation --
Between expertise and bureaucracy: trapped at the interface of science and policy --
The CEPA soap opera --
Voluntary instruments / Eric Darier and Deborah VanNijnatten --
Tobacco uncontrolled --
Into the maze of moral risks --
Towards competence in risk issue management --
Appendix: providing independent expert advice to government and the public.
Responsibility: William Leiss.
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