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Bennett, Peter and Calman, Kenneth, eds. (1999) Risk communication and public health. Oxford: Oxford University Press .

Controversies about risks to public health regularly hit the news - whether about food safety, environmental issues, medical interventions, or 'lifestyle' risks. To those trying to manage or regulate risks, public reactions can seem bizarre and exacerbated by the media; and to the pubic, the behaviour of those supposedly 'in charge' can seem secretive and confusing.

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