Mazur, Allan.

True warnings and false alarms : evaluating fears about the health risks of technology, 1948-1971 / Allan Mazur. - Washington, D. C. : Resources for the Future, c2004. - viii, 191 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-179) and index.

True warnings and false alarms -- Technology as friend and sometime foe: 1900-1947 -- Lawless's era: 1948-1971 -- Why experts in technical controversies disagree -- Evaluating the lawless warnings: true or false? -- Coding the cases -- Hallmarks of true and false alarms -- Hindsight and foresight.

1891853562

Renouf Publishing Company Limited, 12/07/07, 28.17

2003013581


Health risk assessment--History--20th century.

RA427.3 / .M39 2004

610 M476

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