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Democratic Participation: A Critical Element of Precautionary Public Health Decision-Making

Authors:

Tickner, Joel

Publication Date:

May 15, 2001

Abstract:

Describes various procedures for gathering information from "the public" (variously defined) for purposed of making good public health decisions.