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Risk versus risk : tradeoffs in protecting health and environment

Author: John D Graham; Jonathan Baert Wiener
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work seeks to demonstrate how many campaigns to reduce health/environmental risks often create new risks. It offers not just a critique of counterproductive risk-reduction methods, but also a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Graham; Jonathan Baert Wiener
ISBN: 0674773047 9780674773042
OCLC Number: 806045385
Description: xi, 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Confronting risk tradeoffs, John D. Graham and Jonathan Baert Wiener; estrogen therapy for menopause, Evridiki Hatziandreu et al; clozapine therapy for schizophrenia, Miriam E. Adams et al; licensing the elderly driver, Constance Williams and John D. Graham; saving gasoline and lives, John D. Graham; eating fish, Paul D. Anderson and Jonathan Baert Wiener; seeking safe drinking water, Susan W. Putnam and Jonathan Baert Wiener; recycling lead, Katherine Walker and Jonathan Baert Wiener; regulating pesticides, George M. Gray and John D. Graham; protecting the global environment, Jonathan Baert Wiener; resolving risk tradeoffs, Jonathan Baert Wiener and John D. Graham.
Responsibility: edited by John D. Graham and Jonathan Baert Wiener.

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John Graham and Jonathan Wiener develop their thesis that unless risk tradeoffs are considered in reducing risks, well intentioned, costly measures may fail to deliver the expected protection of the Read more...

 
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