Hazards: Technology and Fairness

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National Academies Press, Jan 1, 1986 - Nature - 225 pages
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"In the burgeoning literature on technological hazards, this volume is one of the best," states Choice in a three-part approach, it addresses the moral, scientific, social, and commercial questions inherent in hazards management. Part I discusses how best to regulate hazards arising from chronic, low-level exposures and from low-probability events when science is unable to assign causes or estimate consequences of such hazards; Part II examines fairness in the distribution of risks and benefits of potentially hazardous technologies; and Part III presents practical lessons and cautions about managing hazardous technologies. Together, the three sections put hazard management into perspective, providing a broad spectrum of views and information.

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Contents

Emerging Issues in Hazard Management
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Parti Uncertainty
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Causality of a Given Cancer After Known Radiation
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