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The following Major Risk Categories have their own bibliography list. However, you should not stop there, refer to https://essays-service.com/ this essays-service.com will help you focus on the main points and points of research or simple absorption of information.

Domestic Risk Health & Nutrition
Environmental Risk Occupational Risk

There are also separate lists for publications dealing with General Risk issues (including risk perception, risk analysis and risk management) and for Publications on risk-related matters.


Back to top Domestic Risk

Moore, C.C. 1997. Haunted Housing: How toxic scare stories are spooking the public out of house and home. Washington D.C.: Cato Institute.


Back to top Environmental Risk

Aldrich, T.E., and Griffith, J. 1993. Environmental Epidemiology and Risk Assessment. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Blaikie, P., Cannon, T., Davis, I. And Wisner, B. 1994. At Risk: Natural hazards, Peoples vulnerability and disasters. London: Routledge.

Calow, P. (ed.) 1997. Handbook of Environmental Risk Assessment and Management. Oxford: Blackwell Science.

Downing, T. Olsthoorn, A. and Tol, R.S.J. 1999. Climate, Change and Risk. London: Routledge.

Lippmann, M. and Schlesinger, R.B. 1979. Chemical Contamination in the Human Environment. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Oster, C. Jr., et al., 1992. Why Airplanes Crash: Aviation Safety in a Changing World. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Quarantelli, E.L. 1998. What is a disaster? London: Routledge. NEW

Rodricks, J.V. 1992. Calculated Risks. Understanding the Toxicity and Human Health Risks of Chemicals in our Environment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Smith, K. 1996. Environmental Hazards: assessing risk and reducing disaster. 2nd edn. London: Routledge.

Taylor, L. 1988. Air Travel: How safe is it? Oxford: BSP Books.

Wildavsky, A. 1995 But is it true? A citizens guide to environmental health and safety issues. Harvard University Press.


Back to top Health & Nutrition


Aoki, M. et al. (eds) 1988. Smoking and Health. Amsterdam: Excerpta Medica, Elsevier.

Leviton, L.C., Needleman, C.E., and Shapiro, M.A. 1998. Confronting Public Health Risks: a decision makers guide. London: Sage.

Gordis, L. 1989. Epidemiology and health risk assessment. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Heyman, B. 1998. Risk, health and health care: a qualitative approach. London: Arnold. NEW


The American Council on Science and Health (Brodish, P.H.) 1998. The Irreversible Health Effects of Smoking. New York: The American Council on Science and Health.

The American Council on Science and Health (Ellison, R.C.) Does moderate alcohol consumption prolong life? New York: American Council on Science and Health.

The American Council on Science and Health (Lieberman, A.J. and Kwon, S.C.) 1998. Facts versus fears: A review of the greatest unfounded health scares of recent times. New York: American Council on Science and Health.

European Working Group on Environmental Tobacco Smoke and Lung Cancer (Benitez, J.B., Idle, J.R., Krokan, H.E. et al.) 1996. Environmental Tobacco Smoke and Lung Cancer; an Evaluation of the Risk. EWG: Trondheim.

Royal Society (Lachmann, P.J. et al.) 1998. Genetically modified plants for food use. www.royalsoc.ac.uk/st_pol40.htm

UK Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (Burke, D) 1997. The recent excitement over genetically modified foods. www.nimr.mrc.ac.uk/mhe97/food.htm


Back to top Occupational Risk

St John Holt, A. Principles of Health and Safety at Work. Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.

Ridley, J. Safety at Work. Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.

Health and Safety Executive 1994. The costs to the British economy of work accidents and work-related ill health. London: HSE Books.


Back to top Special Groups and Behaviour

Bertsch, G.K., and Grillot, S. 1998. Arms on the market: Reducing the risk of proliferation in the Former Soviet Union. London: Routledge. NEW

Plant, M. and Plant, M. 1992. Risk-Takers: Alcohol, Drugs, Sex and Youth. London: Routledge.

Stark, E. and Flitcraft, A. 1996. Women at risk: domestic violence and womens health. London: Sage.

Roberts, H., (ed.) 1990. Womens Health Counts. London: Routledge, Chapman and Hall.


Back to top General Risk Publications


Alaszewski, A., Harrison, L., and Manthorpe, J. (eds) 1998. Risk, Health and Welfare Policies, Strategies and Practice. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Bate, R. (ed.) 1997. What Risk? Science, Politics and Public Health. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Benarde, M. 1989. Our Precarious Habitat. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

The British Medical Association 1990. The BMA Guide to Living with Risks. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

The British Medical Association 1998. Health and environmental impact assessment: an integrated approach. London: Earthscan.

Burke, T., Tran, N., Roemer, J., and Henry, C. (eds.) 1993. Regulating Risk: The Science and Politics of Risk. Washington, DC: International Life Sciences Institute.

Cooper, M. (ed.) 1985. Risk. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Conn, S. et al. 1991. What Counts New York: Holt, Rhinehart, and Winston.

Cvetkovich, G. and Löfstedt, R.E. (eds.) 1999. Social Trust and the Management of Risk. London: Earthscan.

Glickman, T. and Gough, M. (eds.) 1990. Readings in Risk. Washington, DC: Resources for the Future.

Fischoff, B., Lichteinstein, S. Slovic, O., Derby, S and Keeney, R. 1981. Acceptable Risk. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Flexner, S. 1992. The Pessimists Guide to History. New York: Avon Books.

Foster, K.R., Bernstein, D.E. and Huber, P.W. (eds.) 1993. Phantom Risk. MIT www.phuber.com/huber/pha/pha.html

Krantz, L. 1992. What the Odds Are New York: Harper and Row.

Laudan, L. 1997. Danger ahead: The risks you really face on lifes highway. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Laudan, L. 1994. The Book of Risks Fascinating Facts about the Chances we take every day. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Löfstedt, R.E. and Frewer, L. (eds.) . 1997. The Earthscan Reader in Risk and Modern Society. London: Earthscan.

Ross, J.F. 1999. The Polar Bear Strategy: Reflections on Risk in Modern Life. New York: Perseus Books. NEW

Sciences and Education, U.S. National Research Council 1996. Understanding Risk: informing decisions in a democratic society. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Schwing, R.C. and Albers, W.A. (eds.) 1980 Societal Risk Assessment: How safe is safe enough? New York: Plenum Press.

Singleton, W.T. and Horden, J. (eds.) 1987. Risk and Decisions, New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Toft, B. and Reynolds, S. 1997. Learning from disasters: A management approach. Leicester: Perpetuity Press.

Whipple, C. (ed.) 1987 De Minimus Risk. New York: Plenum Publishing Company.


Committee on Risk Assessment of Hazardous Air Pollutants, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, and Commission on Life Sciences, U.S. National Research Council, 1994. Science and Judgment in Risk Assessment. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Committee on Risk Perception and Communication, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Physical Sciences, mathematics, and Resources, U.S. National Research Council, 1989. Improving Risk Communication. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.


Back to top Risk-related Publications


Arms on the Market With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the control of military weapons and technology fell into the hands of 15 states, none of which had any experience of handling arms. Arms on the Market investigates the risk of proliferation through various theoretical frameworks.


The Polar Bear Strategy This entertaining book holds that risk assessment is an essential tool for understanding modern life, and its author sets out to explain the language. Buy The Polar Bear Strategy now!


Risk, Health and Health Care Risk, Health and Health Care offers an insight into health risks for both professionals and laymen. It introduces the concept of risk, and offers examples of original research, dealing with issues ranging from child abuse and pregnancy to diabetes and dementia.


What is a Disaster? This book questions the nature of disasters. What practical and theoretical differences exist between the destruction caused by ethnic cleansing in Yugoslavia and by Hurricane Mitch in Central America? Buy What is a Disaster? now!

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