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Main Title Readings in risk /
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Author Title of a Work
Glickman, Theodore S.
Gough, Michael,
Publisher Resources for the Future ; Distributed by the Johns Hopkins University Press,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 21407050
ISBN 0915707551; 9780915707553
Subjects Technology--Risk assessment. ; Health risk assessment. ; Environmental Exposure. ; Carcinogens. ; Gesundheitsgefährdung.--(DE-588)4071808-6 ; Risiko.--(DE-588)4050129-2 ; Risikotheorie.--(DE-588)4135592-1 ; Technik.--(DE-588)4059205-4
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  T174.5.R38 1990 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 06/01/2016
EJEM  T174.5.R38 1990 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 01/23/2004
EKBM  T174.5.R38 1990 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 07/23/1993
EOBM  T174.5.R38 1990 NEIC Library/Denver,CO 06/29/1991
ESAM  T174.5.R38 1990 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 02/02/1996
Collation xiv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-262).
Contents Notes
Probing the question of technology-induced risk ; Choosing and managing technology-induced risk / M. Granger Morgan -- Defining risk / Baruch Fischhoff, Stephen R. Watson, and Chris Hope -- Risk analysis : understanding "how safe is safe enough?" / Stephen L. Derby and Ralph L. Kenney -- Analyzing the daily risks of life / Richard Wilson -- Rating the risks / Paul Slovic, Baruch Fischhoff, and Sarah Lichtenstein -- Ranking possible carcinogenic hazards / Bruce N. Ames, Renae Magaw, and Lois Swirsky Gold. Technical comment : carcinogenic risk estimation / Samuel S. Epstein and Joel B. Swartz. Response to Samuel E. Epstein / Bruce N. Ames and Lois Swirsky Gold -- Risk, science, and democracy / William D. Ruckelshaus -- No risk is the highest risk of all / Aaron Wildavsky -- Cost benefit analysis : an ethical critique / Steven Kelman. Reply to Steven Kelman / Gerard Butters, John Calfee, and Pauline Ippolito. Application of risk assessment to food safety decision making / Joseph Rodricks and Michael R. Taylor -- Assessing risks from health hazards : an imperfect science / Dale Hattis and David Kennedy -- A quantitative estimate of leukemia mortality associated with occupational exposure to benzene / Mary C. White, Peter F. Infante, and Kenneth C. Chu -- Letter to the editor : benzene and the one-hit model / Jerry L.R. Chandler -- Letter to the editor : assessment of leukemia mortality associated with occupational exposure to benzene / Peter F. Infante, Mary C. White, and Kenneth C. Chu -- Social benefit versus technological risk / Chauncey Starr -- The application of probabilistic risk assessment techniques to energy technologies / Norman C. Rasmussen. Assessing the risk of an LNG terminal / Ralph L. Keeney, Ram B. Kulkarni, and Keshavan Nair -- The emergence of risk communication studies : social and political context / Alonzo Plough and Sheldon Krimsky -- Getting to maybe : some communications aspects of siting hazardous waste facilities / Peter M. Sandman -- Informed choice or regulated risk? : lessons from a study in radon risk communication / F. Reed Johnson [and others].