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Risk vs. Risk

Tradeoffs in Protecting Health and the Environment

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$44.00 • £35.95 • €39.50

ISBN 9780674773073

Publication Date: 09/30/1997

Short

352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 computer line illustrations, 14 tables

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John D. 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 Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School. Recently named Senior Counselor to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, he is the author of many books, including Conformity and How Change Happens.

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