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Tickner, Joel

The 1991 Cholera Epidemic in Peru: Not a Case of Precaution Gone Awry

Publication Date:

June 15, 2005

Abstract:

Historical examination of the cholera epidemic that began in peru in 1991, examining the many factors that contributed to the spread of the epidemic to 19 countries in Latin America. Dispells the myth that the epidemic was caused by misguided precautionary action on the part of Peruvian health offi...

Democratic Participation: A Critical Element of Precautionary Public Health Decision-Making

Authors:

Tickner, Joel

Publication Date:

May 15, 2001

Abstract:

Describes various procedures for gathering information from "the public" (variously defined) for purposed of making good public health decisions....

Introduction to Protecting Public Health and the Environment

Publication Date:

January 1, 1999

Abstract:

A brief history of the precautionary principle. This is part of the introductory chapter to the book edited by Carolyn Raffensperger and Joel Tickner, Protecting Public Health and the Environment; Implementing the Precautionary Principle (Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1999)....

The Precautionary Principle in Environmental Science

Publication Date:

September 1, 2001

Abstract:

This article looks at the implications of the precautionary principle for environmental scientists and how they can incorporate it into their methodologies without compromising integrity and objectivity....
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