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Risk Versus Risk
By John D. Graham

Risk Versus Risk

Tradeoffs in Protecting Health and the Environment

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Risk Versus Risk by John D. Graham

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We confront these stories nearly every day: a drug hailed as a breakthrough treatment actually causes harmful side effects; controls implemented to reduce air pollution are shown to generate hazardous solid waste; bans on dangerous chemicals result in the introduction of even more risky substitutes. The authors marshal a set of case studies which demonstrate that all too often our nation's campaign to reduce risks to our health and the environment is at war with itself.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674773073
ISBN-10: 0674773071
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 18mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 29-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John D. Graham

John Graham is Professor of Policy and Decision Sciences and Director, Center for Risk Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health. Jonathan Baert Wiener is Perkins Professor of Law, Professor of Environmental Policy & Public Policy Studies in the School of Law and the School of Environment, Duke University. He is also Director of the JD-LLM Program in International & Comparative Law, and Faculty Committee Chair, of the Nicholas Institute Cass R. Sunstein is Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University.

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