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Risk Analysis and Society: An Interdisciplinary Characterization of the Field

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ISBN-13: 978-0521532631
ISBN-10: 0521532639
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"Informative and certainly useful to policymakers trying to set up legislation for regulations that will protect the public good." Environment

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This book provides an interdisciplinary and international characterization of the state of the art and science of risk analysis. Effective risk analysis is needed for better governance and management of choices involving environmental, health and technology-based hazards that increasingly affect the lives of people around the world. This book is a milestone in the field, since it includes chapters by many of the world's leading risk researchers, providing insight into the breadth of important social and technical issues that influence risks and their management.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (November 24, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521532639
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521532631
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,317,636 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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