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Socially responsible engineering : justice in risk management

Author: Daniel A Vallero; P Aarne Vesilind
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first book of its kind to focus on the environmental implications of engineering ethics and justice, Socially Responsible Engineering provides a wealth of tools for evaluating projects from an ethical perspective and properly assessing the inherent risk to communities affected by engineering projects. This thorough book provides a historical and philosophical foundation of environmental justice"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Vallero, Daniel A.
Socially responsible engineering.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, 2007
(DLC) 2005033604
(OCoLC)62393042
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel A Vallero; P Aarne Vesilind
ISBN: 9780470121436 0470121432
OCLC Number: 123505522
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 365 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: And Justice for All --
Moral Justification for Environmental Justice --
Justice and the Engineering Profession --
Direct Risks to Human Health and Welfare --
Indirect Risks to Human Health and Welfare --
Green Engineering --
Environmental Justice Reconsidered --
Appendix 1. Physicochemical Properties Important in Hazard Identification of Chemical Compounds --
Appendix 2. Radiative Forcing and Global Warming.
Responsibility: Daniel A. Vallero and P. Aarne Vesilind.
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All engineering projects impact people for good and ill. Modern civilization requires water and wastewater treatment, and these facilities must of necessity be sited reasonably close to where the  Read more...

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