This book bridges the gap between the many different applications of risk analysis to present a comprehensive body of knowledge applicable to all types of risk analysis.
Foreword, Ohio State Senator D. KucinichIntroduction and Overview, V. MolakTheoretical Background of Risk AnalysisToxic Chemicals Noncancer Risk Analysis and U.S. Institutional Approaches to Risk Analysis, V. MolakEpidemiology and Cancer Risk Assessment, H. GibbUncertainty and Variability in Risk Analysis, R. Wilson and A. ShlyakhterMonte Carlo Risk Analysis Modeling, D. VoseAn Overview of Probabilistic Risk Analysis for Complex Engineered Systems, V. BierEcological Risk Analysis, R. LackeyThe Basic Economics of Risk Analysis, J. SwaneyApplications of Risk AnalysisAssessment of Residential Exposure to Chemicals, G. Whitmyre, J. Driver, and P.J. HakkinenPesticide Regulation and Human Health: The Role of Risk Assessment, J. Driver and G. WhitmyreIonizing Radiation Risk Assessment, J. AlvarezUse of Risk Analysis in Pollution Prevention, V. MolakIntegrated Risk Analysis of Global Climate Change, A. Shlyakhter and R. WilsonComputer Software Programs, Databases, and the Use of the Internet, World Wide Web, and Other On-Line Systems, B. HakkinenRisk Perception, Law, Politics, and Risk CommunicationRisk Perception and Trust, P. SlovicThe Insurability of Risks, H. Kunreuther and P. FreemanSetting Environmental Priorities Based on Risk, P. DeislerComparative Risk Analysis: A Panacea or Risky Business V. MolakEnvironmental Justice, R. ZimmermanLaw and Risk Analysis in the United States, P.B. HuttScience, Regulation, and Toxic Risk Assessment, H. LatinRisk ManagementRisk Management of the Nuclear Power Industry, B.J. GarrickSeismic Risk and Management in California, W. DeanSustainable Management of Natural Disasters in Developing Countries, T. LustigRisk Analysis, International Trade, and Animal Health, S.C. MacDiarmidIncorporating Tribal Cultural Interests and Treaty-Reserved Rights in Risk Management, B.L. HarperGlobal Use of Risk Analysis for Sustainable Development, V. MolakConclusion, V. MolakAnswers to QuestionsGlossaryIndex