Confronting Chronic Pollution: A Socio-Legal Analysis of Risk and Precaution

@inproceedings{Scott2008ConfrontingCP,
  title={Confronting Chronic Pollution: A Socio-Legal Analysis of Risk and Precaution},
  author={Dayna Nadine Scott},
  year={2008}
}
The central aim of this article is to demonstrate a socio-legal approach to risk and precaution using the example of chronic pollution. Drawing on ongoing empirical work with the Aamjiwnaang First Nation, which is tucked into Sarnia's "Chemical Valley," a secondary aim is to influence and shape how we understand the problem and confront the risks of chronic pollution. This article forwards the argument that the prevailing regulatory approach is incapable of capturing the essence of contemporary… CONTINUE READING

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