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Discounting Human Lives: Uranium and Global Equity

Series: Avebury Studies in Green Research

By: BA Goldman

Ashgate Publishing Limited

Hardback | Sep 1994 | #35512 | ISBN: 1856289818
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About this book

Examines the use of Elliot Lake in Northern Ontario as a dumping ground for radioactive waste after the 2nd World War.


Contents

Part I Research agenda and approach: overview; theoretical underpinnings; analytical goals; methodology. Part II Northern Ontario uranium production: primary economic effects; government intervention; secondary economic effects; social effects; uranium refining. Part III Conclusions: synthesis of net effects; implications for policy formation and theory.

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