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Risk versus Risk : tradeoffs in Protecting Health an the Environment

Author: John David Graham; Jonathan Baert Wiener
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard Univ. Press paperback Ed, 2nd printView all editions and formats

A study of risk tradeoffs. The authors offer a set of case studies which demonstrate that all too often campaigns to reduce risks to our health and the environment are at war with themselves.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John David Graham; Jonathan Baert Wiener
ISBN: 0674773071 9780674773073
OCLC Number: 320308135
Notes: Bibliogr. s. 273-317.
Description: 13, 337 s
Contents: Foreword by Cass R. Sunstein Preface 1. Confronting Risk Tradeoffs John D. Graham and Jonathan Baert Wiener 2. Estrogen Therapy for Menopause Evridiki Hatziandreu, Constance Williams, and John D. Graham 3. Clozapine Therapy for Schizophrenia Miriam E. Adams, Howard Chang, and Howard S. Frazier 4. Licensing the Elderly Driver Constance Williams and John D. Graham 5. Saving Gasoline and Lives John D. Graham 6. Eating Fish Paul D. Anderson and Jonathan Baert Wiener 7. Seeking Safe Drinking Water Susan W. Putnam and Jonathan Baert Wiener 8. Recycling Lead Katherine Walker and Jonathan Baert Wiener 9. Regulating Pesticides George M. Gray and John D. Graham 10. Protecting the Global Environment Jonathan Baert Wiener 11. Resolving Risk Tradeoffs Jonathan Baert Wiener and John D. Graham References Contributors Author Index Subject Index
Responsibility: edited by John David Graham, Jonathan Baert Wiener.


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One would be hard pressed to find a more important topic than risk tradeoff. Whether addressing the health of individuals or the ecosystem of the planet, Graham and Wiener advocate a proactive, Read more...

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