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Author: John Adams
Publisher: London : UCL Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4. imprView all editions and formats

This work aims to bring the multifarious field of risk studies sharply into focus in a readable way for a wide readership throughout the social sciences and beyond.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Adams
ISBN: 1857280679 9781857280678 1857280687 9781857280685
OCLC Number: 246244661
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 217 - 223.
Description: XII, 228 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Risk and the Royal Society; patterns of uncertainty; error, chance and culture; measuring risk; monetizing risk; road safety 1 - seat belts; road safety 2 - more filtering; the greenhouse effect; risk society.
Responsibility: John Adams.


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"Extremely counterintuitive...stimulating and rewarding." Nature"This book is to make one pause and take stock. He (the author) has a wonderfully irreverant style, dissecting phony argument and Read more...

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