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Risk versus risk : tradeoffs in protecting health and the environment

Author: John D Graham; Jonathan Baert Wiener
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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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 D Graham; Jonathan Baert Wiener
ISBN: 0674773071 9780674773073
OCLC Number: 39858620
Description: xiii, 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Confronting risk tradeoffs / John D. Graham and Jonathan Baert Wiener --
Estrogen therapy for menopause / Evridiki Hatziandreu, Constance Williams, and John D. Graham --
Clozapine therapy for schizophrenia / Miriam E. Adams, Howard Chang, and Howard S. Frazier --
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.
Other Titles: Risk vs. risk
Responsibility: edited by John D. Graham and 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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