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Handbook for Environmental Risk Decision Making: Values, Perceptions, and Ethics

Edited By: C Richard Cothern

408 pages, Figs, tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #53959 | ISBN: 1566701317
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Covers the key aspects of risk management - scientific policy judgements, uncertainty analysis, perception considerations, statistical insights, strategic thinking.


Introduction Values and Value Judgments in Ecological Health Assessments, W. Cooper Strange Chemistry: Environmental Risk Conflicts in a World of Science, Values, and Blind Spots, W.R. Freudenburg Issues in Environmental Risk Decision Making An Overview of Environmental Risk Decision Making: Values, Perceptions, and Ethics, C.R. Cothern Introduction to Issues in Environmental Risk Decision Making, S.R. Baker Industry's Use of Risk, Values, Perceptions, and Ethics in Decision Making, P.J. Hakkinen and C.J. Jeep Regulating and Managing Risk: Impact of Subjectivity on Objectivity, S.R. Baker Back to the Future: Rediscovering the Role of Public Health in Environmental Decision Making, T.A. Burke Telling the Public the Facts-or the Probable Facts-About Risks, V. Cohn The Urgent Need to Integrate Ethical Considerations into Risk Assessment Procedures, D.A. Brown The Problem of Intergenerational Equity: Balancing Risks, Costs, and Benefits Fairly Across Generations, B.L. Catron, L.G. Boyer, J. Grund, and J. Hartung Values and Value Judgments Introduction to Quantitative Issues, D.W. Schnare Ecological Risk Assessment: Toward a Broader Analytic Framework, B.G. Norton Environmental Ethics and Human Values, D. MacLean Moral Values in Risk Decisions, J.A. Nash Values and Comparative Risk Assessment, C.J. Paterson and R.N.L. Andrews Risk and Rationality in Decision Making: Exposing the Underlying Values Used When Confronted by Analytical Uncertainties, D.W. Schnare Comparing Apples and Oranges: Combining Data on Value Judgments, R.M. Putzrath The Ethical Basis of Environmental Risk Analysis, D.J. Crawford-Brown Ethical Theory and the Demands of Sustainability, V.A. Sharpe The Cardinal Virtues of Risk Analysis: Science at the Intersection of Ethics, Rationality, and Culture, D.J. Crawford-Brown and J. Arnold Value Judgments Involved In Verification and Validation of Risk Assessment Models, K. Shrader-Frechette The Stewardship Ethic-Resolving the Environmental Dilemma, D.W. Schnare Commentary Introduction to the Commentary Section, C.R. Cothern Awakenings to Risk in the Federal Research and Development Establishments, R.D. Hollander The Citizenship Responsibilities of Chemists, M. McCormack Global Bioethics: Origin and Development, V.R. Potter Ethics and Values in Environmental Risk Assessment-A Synthesis, B.L. Catron The Contributors Index

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