21. The Precautionary Principle and Radio Frequency Exposure from Mobile Phones

  1. Prof. Dr. Günter Obe1,2,
  2. Dr. Burkhard Jandrig3,
  3. Prof. Dr. Gary E. Marchant4,
  4. Dipl. Päd. Holger Schütz5 and
  5. Prof. Dr. Peter M. Wiedemann6
  1. Prof. Dr. Gary E. Marchant

Published Online: 27 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527634613.ch21

Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends

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How to Cite

Marchant, G. E. (2011) The Precautionary Principle and Radio Frequency Exposure from Mobile Phones, in Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends (eds G. Obe, B. Jandrig, G. E. Marchant, H. Schütz and P. M. Wiedemann), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527634613.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Ret. from University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

  2. 2

    Gershwinstrasse 33, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  3. 3

    Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Robert-Rössle-Str. 10, 13125 Berlin, Germany

  4. 4

    Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, P.O. Box 877906, Tempe, AZ 85287-796, USA

  5. 5

    Research Center Jülich, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-8), 52425 Jülich, Germany

  6. 6

    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), TAB – Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag, Neue Schönhauser Straße 10, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, P.O. Box 877906, Tempe, AZ 85287-796, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527327539

Online ISBN: 9783527634613

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Keywords:

  • ambiguity;
  • handheld wireless communications equipment;
  • precautionary principle;
  • radio frequency electromagnetic field;
  • risk management;
  • uncertainty

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background on the Precautionary Principle

  • Pros and Cons of the Precautionary Principle

  • Applying the Precautionary Principle to Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields

  • Conclusions

  • References