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Regulating Chemical Accumulation in the Environment
The Integration of Toxicology and Economics in Environmental Policy-making

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M. Faure, P. Ferrario, C. Fioretti, M. Johannesson, P.-O. Johannson, J. Lefevere, R. Lloyd, R. Mason, T. Soderqvist, Timothy Swanson, M. Vighi, G. Zanin
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  • Date Published: October 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521088565

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  • The environment has been exposed to a range of damaging contaminants from a wide variety of sources. Regulation of and legislation against offending parties has frequently been hampered because of the difficulty with cooperation among disparate disciplines in the natural, social and political sciences. This volume forms the conclusion of five years' collaboration among toxicologists, economists and lawyers in the understanding and solution of the problem of accumulative chemicals. As well as being a case study of the accumulation of pesticides in groundwater in one particular region (the European Union), the book forms a general study of the value of interdisciplinary approaches in environmental policy making. The volume will be a valuable resource for a broad group of academics and researchers in the area of environmental science and environmental policy.

    • Interdisciplinary analysis of environmental policy making
    • Unique combination of economics and environmental toxicology to examine the regulation of agricultural chemicals
    • Important case study of accumulation of pesticides in groundwater
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    "The volume will be a valuable resourcs for a broad group of academics and researchers in the area of environmental science and environmental policy. It will also form a useful supplemantary reference text for courses in environmental policy, science, economics, and toxicology." Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society

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    • Date Published: October 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521088565
    • length: 304 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.45kg
    • contains: 21 b/w illus. 40 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of contributors
    Preface: the regulation of pesticides in Europe - past, present and future
    Acknowledgements
    Introduction:
    1. Regulating chemical accumulation: an integrated approach Timothy Swanson
    Part I. The Characteristics of Accumulative Chemicals:
    2. Chemical characteristics: the case of herbicides in Italy Carolina Sbriscia Fioretti, Guiseppe Zanin, Paolo Ferrario and Marco Vighi
    3. Valuing chemical characteristics: a hedonic approach Tore Söderqvist
    Part II. Estimating the Costs of Chemical Accumulation:
    4. Environmental toxicology: the background for risk assessment Marco Vighi, Richard Lloyd and Carolina Sbriscia Fioretti
    5. The value of changes in health risks: a review Magnus Johannesson and Per-Olav Johansson
    6. On estimating the benefits of groundwater protection: a contingent valuation study in Milan Jane Press, Tore Söderqvist
    Part III. The Analysis of Market and Regulatory Failure:
    7. Market failure Robin Mason
    8. Regulatory failure Robin Mason
    Part IV. Policies for Regulating Chemical Accumulation:
    9. Optimal policies for regulating persistent chemicals Timothy Swanson
    10. An analysis of alternative legal instruments for the regulation of pesticides Michael G. Faure and Jürgen G. J. Lefevere.

  • Editors

    Timothy M. Swanson, University of Cambridge

    Marco Vighi, Università degli Studi di Milano

    Contributors

    M. Faure, P. Ferrario, C. Fioretti, M. Johannesson, P.-O. Johannson, J. Lefevere, R. Lloyd, R. Mason, T. Soderqvist, Timothy Swanson, M. Vighi, G. Zanin

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