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Author Leiss, William, 1939-

Title In the chamber of risks : understanding risk controversies / William Leiss
Published Montreal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 388 pages) : illustrations
Contents Risk issue management -- Frankenfoods; or, the trouble with science -- Cellular telephones -- MMT, a risk management masquerade -- Regulating nuclear power: the mismanagement of public consultation in Canada / Michael D. Mehta -- Environment's x-file: pulp mill effluent regulation -- Between expertise and bureaucracy: trapped at the interface of science and policy -- The CEPA soap opera -- Voluntary instruments / Eric Darier and Deborah VanNijnatten -- Tobacco uncontrolled -- Into the maze of moral risks -- Towards competence in risk issue management -- Appendix: providing independent expert advice to government and the public
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmental policy -- Canada.
Environmental risk assessment -- Canada -- Case studies.
Health risk assessment -- Canada -- Case studies.
Risk management -- Canada -- Case studies.
Conservation of Natural Resources.
Risk Assessment -- organization & administration.
Risk Management -- organization & administration.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773569510 (electronic bk.)
9780773569515 (electronic bk.)