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Published: 29 May 2014

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780199374069

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Is a Little Pollution Good for You?

Incorporating Societal Values in Environmental Research

Kevin C. Elliott

Environmental Ethics and Science Policy Series

  • The first book in the humanities or social sciences to examine the scientific evidence for the hormesis phenomenon and its social implications.
  • Provides a new analysis of the ways that decisions about scientific language (e.g., choices about how to define phenomena or about what terms to employ) can have significant social ramifications, even in a seemingly innocuous field like toxicology.

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