The New Perspective on Health: Prevention and Health Standards

Majone G (1981). The New Perspective on Health: Prevention and Health Standards. IIASA Professional Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: PP-81-006

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Abstract

In the following pages I shall explore some sources of variation in the way health standards are derived and used in different countries -- differences in cognitive paradigms, in regulatory philosophies, and in enforcement procedures. This analysis will provide the empirical support for some comments about the uses and limitations of health standards. The possibility of voluntary standards and self-regulation will be discussed in the latter part of the paper.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Professional Paper)
Research Programs: General Research (GEN)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:50
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2016 17:11
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/1811

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