A Nation of Guinea Pigs

Front Cover
Free Press, 1979 - Business & Economics - 300 pages
0 Reviews
Examines in detail the potentially debilitating or fatal risks associated with such chemical products as DES, nitrites, and recombinant DNA and labels government controls as being too tentative and ineffective

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

VARIETIES OF EXPERIMENTATION
29
PERSONAL CHOICE
58
THE PILL
88
Copyright

5 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1979)

MARSHALL S. SHAPO is the Frederic P. Vose Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law. His scholarship over forty years has focused on how society deals with injuries through the legal system and on the interrelationship of science and law. He is the author of 25 books, including his magisterial 3,500-page treatise on products liability, The Law of Products Liability (4th Edition, 2006). His titles on law and society include Compensation for Victims of Terrorism (2005), Tort Law and Culture (2003), and A Nation of Guinea Pigs (1979). He was a Visiting Fellow at Oxford and Cambridge Universities and has lectured extensively in Europe and Asia. The American Bar Association bestowed the Robert B. McKay Law Professor Award on Professor Shapo in 2005. He has served as a consultant in liability and injury cases involving medical devices, rocket motors, anti-terror products, swimming pools, Pan Am 103, and sleeping bags.

Bibliographic information