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True warnings and false alarms : evaluating fears about the health risks of technology, 1948-1971 / Allan Mazur.

by Mazur, Allan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, D. C. : Resources for the Future, c2004Description: viii, 191 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1891853562.Subject(s): Health risk assessment -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 610 M476 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents
Contents:
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.

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.

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