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Name of Article:
Advances in Risk Assessment and Communication 
Title of Book/Journal:
Annual Review of Public Health 
Type:
Book/Report 
English Translation:
 
Publication Date:
April 2005     
Author(s):
Goldstein , Bernard D.
 Editor(s):
 
Volume:
26 
Issue:
Pages: 141 - 163  
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Publisher:
   
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Keyword(s):
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
RISK ASSESSMENT
Comments:
 
 
 
 
    
 
Annotation:
Risk analysis continues to evolve. There is increasing depth and breadth to each component of the four-step risk-assessment paradigm of hazard identification, dose-response analysis, exposure assessment, and risk characterization. Basic conceptual approaches to understanding how people perceive risk are being tested against a growing body of empirical observations, many involving stakeholders. Emerging ideas such as the precautionary principle have provided challenges that have led to a rethinking of the role of risk assessment in environmental health. Newer problems, such as intergenerational issues posed by long-lasting radiation pollution, environmental justice, and the assessment and communication of risks related to terrorism, have spurred innovative approaches to risk analysis
 
 
       
 
 
 

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