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by Paul Slovic

eBook Smoking: Risk, Perception, and Policy ePub
Author: Paul Slovic
Language: English
ISBN: 0761923810
ISBN13: 978-0761923817
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; 1 edition (May 23, 2001)
Pages: 392
Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
Subcategory: Other
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 349
Formats: mobi doc azw mbr
ePub file: 1738 kb
Fb2 file: 1910 kb

The Perception of Risk brings together the work of Paul Slovic.

The Perception of Risk brings together the work of Paul Slovic.

Dr. Slovic studies judgment and decision processes with an emphasis on decision making under conditions of risk. His work examines fundamental issues such as the influence of affect on judgments and decisions. He also studies the factors that underlie perceptions of risk and attempts to assess the importance of these perceptions for the management of risk in society.

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This book presents a counter-view, based on a survey of several thousand young persons and adults, probing attitudes, beliefs, feelings, and perceptions of risk associated with smoking. The authors agree that young smokers give little or no thought to health risks or the problems of addiction.

He was also the president for the Society of Risk Analysis until 1984. He earned his undergraduate degree at Stanford University in 1959 and his P.

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Smoking, Risk, Perception and Policy. 95 paperback (ISBN: 0-761-923-810). Cigarettes are the only consumer product that, when used as directed, eventually kills one third of the users. Together with a group of contributing authors, Slovic explores the limitations of the classic economic model as it applies to young people's and adults' decisions to initiate, continue, or attempt to quit smoking.

important book reveals why the young start smoking and why, as adults, they regret having started. It is a great contribution to helping end a national epidemic' - Cheryl Healton, President/CEO, American Legacy Foundation. book is a must for everyone concerned about how to address the problem of tobacco use among young people. Virtually all new smokers are children. Many of them are in their early teens and one out of every three children who begin to smoke will die prematurely because of their use of tobacco.

The Perception of Risk brings together the work of Paul Slovic, one of the world's leading analysts of risk, risk perception and risk management, to examine the gap between expert views of risk and public perceptions. The concept of risk is an outgrowth of our society's great concern about coping with the dangers of modern life. The Perception of Risk brings together the work of Paul Slovic, one of the world's leading analysts of risk, risk perception and risk management, to examine the gap between expert views of risk and public perceptions.

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If the risks of passive smoking are overstated in this manner, and if passive smoking is not harmful t. Causes of Death: Biased Newspaper Coverage and Biased Judgements, Journalism Quarterly 56, 837-843. Efron, Brad, and Robert Tibshirani.

This book presents a counter-view, based on a survey of several thousand young persons and adults, probing attitudes, beliefs, feelings, and perceptions of risk associated with smoking. The authors agree that young smokers give little or no thought to health risks or the problems of addiction. The survey data contradicts the model of informed, rational choice and underscores the need for aggressive policies to counter tobacco firms′ marketing and promotional efforts and to restrict youth access to tobacco. 

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