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Socially Responsible Engineering: Justice in Risk Management / Edition 1

Socially Responsible Engineering: Justice in Risk Management / Edition 1

by Daniel A. Vallero, P. Aarne Vesilind


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ISBN-13: 9780471787075
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/11/2006
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.85(d)

About 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 psicológico 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.

2 Moral Justification for Environmental Justice.

3 Justice and the Engineering Profession.

4 Direct Risks to Human Health and Welfare.

5 Indirect Risks to Human Health and Welfare.

6 Green Engineering.

7 Environmental Justice Reconsidered.

Appendix 1: Physicochemical Properties Important in Hazard Identification of Chemical Compounds.

Appendix 2: Radiative Forcing and Global Warming.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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