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Published: 01 October 2014

368 Pages | line drawings- 10; b&w halftones-15

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199450459


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India's Risks

Democratizing the Management of Threats to Environment, Health, and Values

Raphaelle Moor and M.V. Rajeev Gowda

  • Defines the notion and idea of economic risk
  • Covers public health, environment, natural hazards, and nuclear risk, among others
  • Discusses what counts as an 'acceptable' risk, and who decides
  • Analyses how should divergent perceptions of risks be reconciled
  • Debates the dividing line between science and policy
  • Examines the politics of identifying, characterizing, and assessing risks in India
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