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Risk and responsibility

Author: William Leiss; Christina Chociolko
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1994.
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This work looks at the controversies over how to manage health and environmental risks.

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Leiss, William, 1939-
Risk and responsibility.
Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1994
(DLC) 94900249
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Leiss; Christina Chociolko
ISBN: 9780773564671 0773564675
OCLC Number: 144084182
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 405 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Trouble with Risk --
pt. 1. The Roots of Disagreement. 2. Managing Risks. 3. Apportioning Responsibility --
pt. 2. Obstacles to Consensus: Two Seemingly Intractable Controversies. 4. Power Frequency Electric and Magnetic Fields. Part One: Expert Assessment. 5. Power Frequency Electric and Magnetic Fields. Part Two: A Public Controversy. 6. Alar, or Who Benefits? --
pt. 3. Towards Consensus. 7. Stakeholder Negotiation. 8. Antisapstain Chemicals. 9. Useful Lessons --
Appendix 1: PF E/MF and Human Health: Basic Concepts --
Appendix 2: Antisapstain Chemicals --
Stakeholder Negotiation Documents.
Responsibility: William Leiss and Christina Chociolko.
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