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Phantom Risk Scientific Inference and the Law

by Kenneth R. Foster

  • ISBN: 9780262061568
  • ISBN10: 0262061562

Phantom Risk Scientific Inference and the Law

by Kenneth R. Foster

  • List Price: $85.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Mit Pr
  • Publish date: 06/01/1993
  • ISBN: 9780262061568
  • ISBN10: 0262061562
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Description: Phantom risks are risks whose very existence is unproven and perhaps unprovable, yet they raise real problems at the interface of science and the law. Phantom Risk surveys a dozen scientific issues that have led to public controversy and litigation -- among them, miscarriage from the use of video display terminals, birth defects in children whose mothers used the drug Bendectin, and cancer from low-intensity magnetic fields and from airborne asbestos. It presents the scientific evidence behind these and other issues and summarizes the resulting litigation. Focusing on the great disparity between the scientific evidence that is sufficient to arouse public fears and that needed to establish a hazard or its absence, these original contributions probe the problem of scientific ambiguity in risk assessment, and the mayhem this creates in the courtroom.
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