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Main Title Acceptable evidence : science and values in risk management /
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Author Title of a Work
Mayo, Deborah G.
Hollander, Rachelle D.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 1991
OCLC Number 22183215
ISBN 0195063724; 9780195063721; 0195089294; 9780195089295
Subjects Technology--Risk assessment ; Risk management ; Risicoanalyse ; Technologie ; Risikoanalyse--(DE-588)4137042-9 ; Risikomanagement--(DE-588)4121590-4 ; Technik--(DE-588)4059205-4 ; Technikbewertung--(DE-588)4078176-8 ; Aufsatzsammlung
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EKBM  T174.5.A23 1991 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 09/03/1993
Collation xii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Hidden hazards / Roger E. Kasperson and Jeanne X. Kasperson -- Acceptable evidence in a pluralistic society / Sheila Jasanoff -- Beyond numbers : a broader perspective on risk perception and risk communication / Paul Slovic -- Guidelines for communicating information about chemical risks effectively and responsibly / Vincent T. Covello, Peter M. Sandman, and Paul Slovic -- Risk assessment and risk management : an uneasy divorce / Ellen K. Silbergeld -- Understanding uncertainties in medical evidence : professional and public responsibilities / Valerie Miké -- Evidential, ethical, and policy disputes : admissible evidence in radioactive waste management / E. William Colglazier -- Expert claims and social decisions : science, politics, and responsibility / Rachelle D. Hollander -- Knowledge, values, and technological decisions : a decision theoretic approach / Ronald N. Giere. Causing harm : epidemiological and physiological concepts of causation / Kenneth F. Schaffner -- Reductionist approaches to risk / Kristin Shrader-Frechette -- Sociological versus metascientific views of risk assessment / Deborah G. Mayo.