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Socially Responsible Engineering
Justice in Risk Management
by Daniel A. Vallero

Socially Responsible Engineering is the only guide to understanding ethical challenges in engineering projects from both a technical and a social perspective!

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, as well as:

  • Case studies highlighting real-world concepts of environmental justice
  • Practical examples of investigations, resolutions when possible, and questions for further debate
  • Biographical sketches of key scientists, engineers, and activists who have contributed to our growing sense of environmental justice

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

Appendices

  • Physicochemical Properties Important in Hazard Identification of Chemical Compounds
  • Radiative Forcing and Global Warming

Index

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Justice in Risk Management
by Daniel A. Vallero

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