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Author Mazur, Allan
Title True warnings and false alarms : evaluating fears about the health risks of technology, 1948-1971 / Allan Mazur
Imprint Washington, DC : Resources for the Future, c2004
book jacket
 Economics Library  RA427.3 M39 2004    AVAILABLE    30510100295536
Descript viii, 191 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references 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
Subject Health risk assessment -- History -- 20th century
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