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Title:
The mad cow crisis : health and the public good
Author:
Ratzan, Scott C.
Publication Information:
Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
BSE : a veterinary history / Transmissibility of BSE across species / Sheep to cows to man : a history of TSEs / Can the spread of BSE and CJD be predicted? / Chronic uncertainty and BSE communications : lessons from (and limits of) decision theory / BSE and CJD : recent developments / Mad cows and Englishmen / BSE : a tragedy is public health in reverse / Politics of BSE : negotiating the public's health / Protecting health : can the UK do better? / Madness, metaphors and miscommunication : the rhetorical life of mad cow disease / Media coverage of the mad cow issue: Introduction / Analysis of media coverage of the BSE crisis in Britain / Analysis of media coverage of the BSE crisis in the United States / Avoiding, averting and managing crisis : a checklist for the future / Farming with nature : a solutions-oriented strategy / Strategies for attaining public health
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ISBN:
9780814775103

9780814775110
Format :
Book