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Rethinking Approaches To Low Dose Extrapolation for Environmental Health Risk Assessment

Aldrich, T.E., Griffith, J., Environmental Epidemiology and Risk Assessment.   New York, NY, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1993.

Bailer, A.J., Maltoni, C., Bailar, J.C., Belpoggi, F., Brazier, J.V., Soffritti, M., eds., Uncertainty in the Risk Assessment of Environmental and Occupational Hazards: An International Workshop.  New York, NY, The New York Academy of Sciences, 1999.

Bennett, P., Calman, K., eds., Risk Communication and Public Health.  New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 1999.

Briggs, D., Corvalan, C., Nurminen, M., eds., Linkage Methods for Environmental Health Analysis: General guidelines.   Office of Global and Integrated Environmental Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1996.

Burke, T., Tran, N., Roemer, J., and Henry, C., eds., Regulating Risk: The Science and Politics of Risk. Washington, DC, International Life Sciences Institute, 1993.

Committee on Risk Assessment of Hazardous Air Pollutants, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, and Commission on Life Sciences, U.S. National Research Council, Science and Judgment in Risk Assessment. Washington, DC, National Academy Press, 1994.

Committee on Risk Perception and Communication, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources, U.S. National Research Council, Improving Risk Communication. Washington, DC, National Academy Press, 1989.

Cullen, A.C., Frey, H.C., Probabilistic Techniques in Exposure Assessment: A Handbook for Dealing with Variability and Uncertainty in Models and Inputs.  New York, NY, Plenum Press, 1999.   

Fan, A. and Chang, L., eds., Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Principles, Methods, and Applications. New York, NY, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1996.

Fischoff, B., Lichteinstein, S., Slovic, P., Derby, S., and Keeney, R., Acceptable Risk. Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press, 1981.

Friedman, S.M., Dunwoody, S., Rogers, C.L., eds., Communicating Uncertainty: Media Coverage of New and Controversial Science.  Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 1999.

Glickman, T. and Gough, M. eds., Readings in Risk. Washington, DC, Resources for the Future, 1990.

Graham, J.D., Weiner, J.B., eds., Risk versus Risk: Tradeoffs in Protecting Health and the Environment.  Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 1995.

Klaassen, C., ed., Casarett & Doulls Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons. New York, NY, McGraw-Hill, 1996.

Leviton, L.C., Needleman, C.E., Shapiro, M.A., Confronting Public Health Risks: A Decision Maker's Guide.  Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage Publications, Inc., 1998.

Linnerooth-Bayer, J., Lofstedt, R.E., Sjostedt, G., eds., Transboundary Risk Management.  Sterling, VA, Earthscan Publications, Ltd., 2001.

Lowrance, William W., Of Acceptable Risk: Science and the Determination of Safety. Los Altos, CA, William Kaufmann, Inc., 1976.

Moolgavkar, S., Krewski, D., Zeise, L., Cardis, E., Moller, H., eds., Quantitative Estimation and Prediction of Human Cancer Risks.  International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France, 1999.

Rodricks, Joseph V., Calculated Risks: Understanding the Toxicity in Human Health Risks of Chemicals in our Environment. Cambridge, University Press, 1992.

Slovic, Paul, The Perception of Risk.   Sterling, VA, Earthscan Publications, Ltd., 2000. 

U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment, Researching Health Risks, OTA-BBS-570 Washington, DC, U.S. Government Printing Office, November 1993.

U.S. National Research Council, Understanding Risk: Informing Decisions in a Democratic Society. Washington, DC, National Academy Press, 1996.