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  • ATSDR: A Primer on Health Risk Communication Principles and Practices (USA) - "The purpose of this Primer is to provide a framework of principles and approaches for the communications of health risk information to diverse audiences. It is intended for ATSDR (=Agency of Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, a governmental organization from the USA) staff and personnel from other government agencies and private organizations who must respond to public concerns about exposure to hazardous substances in the environment." - This is an amazing site as it introduces the principle of covering up as a legitimate public health strategy.

  • Centre for Cultural Risk Research - located at Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, NSW (Australia), the Centre was established in 1995 to address the socio-cultural dimensions of risk in contemporary societies

  • IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology - "The Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has about 2000 members worldwide. The scope of the society includes such issues as environmental, health and safety implications of technology; engineering ethics and professional responsibility; history of electrotechnology; technical expertise and public policy; peace technology; and social issues related to energy, information technology and telecommunications."

  • - "This site is dedicated to the study of risk communication, with a special focus on newsprint media and visual images. Maintained by researchers at the University of Gothenburg, it aims at the gathering of resources which may be of interest to scholars and others interested in the field of risk communication

  • RiskWorld - covering news and views on risk assessment and risk management, a rich resource

  • Society for Risk Analysis

  • Society, Religion and Technology Project - organized by the Church of Scotland, this project deals with a study on risk and its ethical and social implications, reflecting on the BSE crisis, the risks of releasing genetically modified organisms into the environment, nuclear power, and climate change - very interesting resources

  • Target Risk. Dealing with the danger of death, disease and damage in everyday decisions by Gerald J.S. Wilde PDE Publications, 1994

  • WWW Virtual Library: Hazards and Risks

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