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A Framework For Assessing The Rationality Of Judgments In Carcinogenicity Hazard Identification, Douglas J. Crawford-Brown, Kenneth G. Brown Sep 1997

A Framework For Assessing The Rationality Of Judgments In Carcinogenicity Hazard Identification, Douglas J. Crawford-Brown, Kenneth G. Brown

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Arguing that guidelines for identifying carcinogens now lack a philosophically rigorous framework, the authors present an alternative that draws clear attention to the process of reasoning towards judgments of carcinogenicity.


Anthropogenic Electromagnetic Fields And Cancer: A Perspective, Charles Tomljanovic, Maxine Wright-Walters, Jules Stephensky Jun 1997

Anthropogenic Electromagnetic Fields And Cancer: A Perspective, Charles Tomljanovic, Maxine Wright-Walters, Jules Stephensky

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

The authors review findings of a recent National Research Council report and conclude that, e.g., until a cancer promotion model can be identified for effective testing, the EMF issue will remain open to debate.


Psychosocial Risks Of Storing And Using Human Tissues In Research, Jon F. Merz Jun 1997

Psychosocial Risks Of Storing And Using Human Tissues In Research, Jon F. Merz

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Dr. Merz argues that genetics technology makes it more compelling that researchers plan more carefully for the collection and disposition of information derived from subjects' tissues and blood.


The Normative Nature Of Risk Assessment: Features And Possibilities, Carl F. Cranor Mar 1997

The Normative Nature Of Risk Assessment: Features And Possibilities, Carl F. Cranor

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

Dr. Cranor argues that appreciating risk assessment to be permeated with normative presuppositions, in contrast with being primarily objective, opens up unforeseen possibilities for risk management.


How Some Risk Frameworks Disenfranchise The Public, Kristin Shrader-Frechette Jan 1997

How Some Risk Frameworks Disenfranchise The Public, Kristin Shrader-Frechette

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)

The author responds to recent characterizations of her work.