The Resource The Reality of Precaution : Comparing Risk Regulation in the United States and Europe

The Reality of Precaution : Comparing Risk Regulation in the United States and Europe

Label
The Reality of Precaution : Comparing Risk Regulation in the United States and Europe
Title
The Reality of Precaution
Title remainder
Comparing Risk Regulation in the United States and Europe
Creator
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
The 'Precautionary Principle' has sparked the central controversy over European and U.S. risk regulation. The Reality of Precaution is the most comprehensive study to go beyond precaution as an abstract principle and test its reality in practice. This groundbreaking resource combines detailed case studies of a wide array of risks to health, safety, environment and security; a broad quantitative analysis; and cross-cutting chapters on politics, law, and perceptions. The authors rebut the rhetoric of conflicting European and American approaches to risk, and show that the reality has been the se
Cataloging source
U9X
Dewey number
  • 344.04/6
  • 344.046
  • 658.155
Index
no index present
LC call number
K3585.R43 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The Reality of Precaution : Comparing Risk Regulation in the United States and Europe
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; The Reality of Precaution: Comparing Risk Regulation in the United States and Europe; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Contributors; PART I INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 The Rhetoric of Precaution; PART II CASE STUDIES OF RELATIVE PRECAUTION REGARDINGSPECIFIC RISKS; CHAPTER 2 Genetically Modified Foods and Crops; CHAPTER 3 Beef, Hormones, and Mad Cows; CHAPTER 4 Tobacco; CHAPTER 5 Nuclear Power; CHAPTER 6 Automobile Emissions; CHAPTER 7 Stratospheric Ozone Depletion and Global Climate Change; CHAPTER 8 The Marine Environment; CHAPTER 9 Biodiversity Conservation; CHAPTER 10 Chemicals
  • CHAPTER 11 Medical Errors, New Drug Approval, and Patient SafetyCHAPTER 12 Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction; PART III PRECAUTION IN RISK INFORMATION SYSTEMS; CHAPTER 13 Information Disclosure; CHAPTER 14 Frameworks for Risk Assessment, Uncertainty, and Precaution; PART IV A BROADER EMPIRICAL TEST OF RELATIVE PRECAUTION; CHAPTER 15 A Quantitative Comparison of Relative Precaution in the United States and Europe, 1970 -- 2004; PART V CAN WE EXPLAIN THE OBSERVED PATTERN OF PRECAUTION?; CHAPTER 16 Political Institutions and the Principle of Precaution
  • CHAPTER 17 Legal and Administrative Systems: Implications for Precautionary RegulationCHAPTER 18 Risk Perceptions and Risk Attitudes in the United States and Europe; CHAPTER 19 Precautions against What? Perceptions, Heuristics, and Culture; PART VI CONCLUSIONS; CHAPTER 20 The Real Pattern of Precaution; Acknowledgments; Index
Control code
ocn847369087
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (601 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781936331802
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35379674
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)847369087
  • pebco1936331802

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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