Element of Risk: The Politics of Radon

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Radiation, radioactivity, radon: these are words that, since Hiroshima, the Cold War, and Three Mile Island, have conjured fear and fascination for many Americans. The threat of nuclear war, however, was always abstract at best, and the possibility of a meltdown was seen primarily as a localized catastrophe. Yet the danger of radon--an invisible, odorless gas that could seemingly attack any home and afflict its residents with a deadly cancer--struck home in the 1980s when whole neighborhoods were deemed unsafe and ...

Element of Risk: The Politics of Radon 1994, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195093674

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Element of Risk: The Politics of Radon 1993, AAAS Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780871685131

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