Ethics of Environmental Health

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Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment part is just a matter of scientific research, and the control part a matter of implementing standards which unambiguously follow from that research. But it is less commonly understood that environmental health also requires addressing questions of an ethical nature. How can we determine the “acceptable” risk level for the general population or for certain groups? How should we deal with uneven distributions of risks and benefits? How do we communicate about risks with the stakeholders? This multidisciplinary collection brings together a number of leading researchers and scholars in order to generate discussion surrounding these key questions, and to bring the ethical implications of science and technology to the forefront of critical thought. Providing a broad overview of the Ethics of Environmental Health, its philosophical foundations and practical applications, this book offers a significant contribution to ongoing discussions in sustainable development and will be of interest to scholars and practitioners of Environmental Health, urban studies and healthcare.

Table of contents

Cover
Half Title
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table of Contents
Contributors
Preface
Foreword
Part I: Insights from the discussion of related topics
1 Global, regional and local ecological change: Ethical aspects of public health research and practice
2 Environmental ethics and environmental policies
3 Justice, environmental health laws and relations between people
Part II: Principles
4 A common morality approach to environmental health ethics
5 Bioethics, the Precautionary Principle and future generations
6 Recent reflections on the ethical basis of the system of radiological protection
Part III: Decision making on environmental health problems
7 The phenomenology of environmental health risk: Vulnerability to modern technological risk, risk alienation and risk politics
8 Taking public opinion seriously in post-Fukushima Japan
9 Better living (in a complex world): An ethics of care for our modern co-existence
Part IV: Ethics of radiological protection
10 Considerations on medical radiation usage
11 Social and ethical issues in remediation
12 Radioactive waste: Some ethical aspects of its disposal
Index


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