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Publisher: Cambridge, MA : American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1990.
Series: Daedalus.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
OCLC Number: 23073341
Notes: Issued as vol. 119, no. 4 (Fall 1990)--of Daedalus, Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Description: vi, [266] pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Risk as a forensic resource / Mary Douglas --
Risks and rights in the history of American governments / Theodore J. Lowi --
Theories of risk perception: who fears what and why? / Aaron Wildavsky and Karl Dake --
American exceptionalism and the political acknowledgement of risk / Sheila Jasanoff --
The politics of risk / Harvey M. Sapolsky --
Pathological science in court / Peter W. Huber --
How well the media report health risk / Stephen Klaidman --
Health as a surrogate for the environment / Edward J. Burger, Jr. --
The cigarette, risk, and American culture / Allan M. Brandt --
Management of risk in sexually transmitted diseases / Roy Widdus, Andre Mehueus, and Roger Short --
Risks to health in the United States / Kathy J. Helzlsouer and Leon Gordis --
The new legal structure of risk control / George L. Priest --
The role of the legal system in responses to public risk / Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr. --
Justifying risk / Andreas Teuber.
Series Title: Daedalus.

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