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The reality of precaution : comparing risk regulation in the United States and Europe

Author: Jonathan Baert Wiener
Publisher: Washington, DC : RFF Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes 'Precautionary Principle' that has sparked the central controversy over European and US risk regulation. This resource combines case studies of a wide array of risks to health, safety,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Baert Wiener
ISBN: 9781933115856 1933115858 9781933115863 1933115866 9781283886499 1283886499
OCLC Number: 822655707
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 582 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. I. Introduction --
pt. II. Case studies of relative precaution regarding specific risks --
pt. III. Precaution in risk information systems --
pt. IV. A broader empirical test of relative precaution --
pt. V. Can we explain the observed pattern of precaution? --
pt. VI. Conclusions.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan B. Wiener [and others].
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'The Reality of Precaution offers a sweeping and rigorous look at the issue of risk regulation, examining this critical topic from a wide variety of issues and angles. Must reading for anyone who Read more...

 
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