Socially Responsible Engineering: Justice in Risk Management / Edition 1

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Overview

The first book of its kind to focus on the environmental implications of engineering ethics and justice, Socially Responsible Engineering provides a wealth of tools for evaluating projects from an ethical perspective and properly assessing the inherent risk to communities affected by engineering projects. This thorough book provides a historical and philosophical foundation of environmental justice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471787075
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/11/2006
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 7.54 (w) x 9.15 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel A. Vallero, PhD, is Adjunct Professor of Engineering Ethics in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University and former director of Duke's Program in Science, Technology, and Human Values. His professional experience spans three decades in the executive and legislative branches of the federal government and at universities, and he is recognized as a leader in environmental research, engineering education, ethics, and environmental justice. He is the author of three previous books on environmental engineering and risk assessment.

P. Aarne Vesilind, PhD, is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Bucknell University. He serves on many technical and pro?fessional editorial boards and has written nine books on environmental engineering, solid waste management, education, and environmental ethics.

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Table of Contents

1 And justice for all 1
2 Moral justification for environmental justice 37
3 Justice and the engineering profession 60
4 Direct risks to human health and welfare 133
5 Indirect risks to human health and welfare 229
6 Green engineering 287
7 Environmental justice reconsidered 322
App. 1 Physicochemical properties important in hazard identification of chemical compounds 340
App. 2 Radiative forcing and global warming 346
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