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Alissa Cordner

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171465

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171465.001.0001

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Defending Risk and Defining Safety

Defending Risk and Defining Safety

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(p.50) 3 Defending Risk and Defining Safety
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Toxic Safety
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Alissa Cordner

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231171465.003.0003

Chapter 3 presents six “conceptual risk formulas” which delineate the components that go into evaluating risk and the relationships between those components. These risk definitions are used and defended by competing stakeholders and institutions to support their policy goals.

Keywords:   conceptual risk formulas, risk, hazard, exposure, alternatives assessment

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