Centre for Social Science and Global Health

‘We are the canary in a coal mine’: Establishing a disease category and a new health risk

This article by Bert de Graaff and Christian Broer analyses the process of establishing a risk object – electromagnetic fields.

This example will be used to examine risk categorisation as such, and to explore how individual and collective attempts to establish a new risk interact with health policy.

Publication details

M.B. (Bert) de Graaff & Christian Bröer (2012): ‘We are the canary in a coal mine’: Establishing a disease category and a new health risk, Health, Risk & Society, 14:2, 129-147

Published by  AISSR

15 November 2016