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Risk, Governance and Society

Future Risks and Risk Management

Editors: Brehmer, B., Sahlin, N.E. (Eds.)

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Future Risks and Risk Management provides a broad perspective on risk, including basic philosophical issues concerned with values, psychological issues, such as the perception of risk, the factors that generate risks in current and future technological and social systems, including both technical and organizational factors. No other volume adopts this broad perspective. Future Risks and Risk Management will be useful in a variety of contexts, both for teaching and as a source book for the risk professional needing to be informed of the broader issues in the field.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Risk Management, Adaptation, and Design for Safety

    Rasmussen, Jens

    Pages 1-36

  • Epistemic Risk: The Significance of Knowing What One Does Not Know

    Sahlin, Nils-Eric (et al.)

    Pages 37-62

  • Perceptions of Risk: Paradox and Challenge

    Slovic, Paul

    Pages 63-78

  • Some Notes on Psychological Research Related to Risk

    Brehmer, Berndt

    Pages 79-91

  • Ethical Aspects of Valuing Lives

    Josefsson, Jonas (et al.)

    Pages 93-123

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eBook $189.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-015-8388-6
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $249.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-7923-3057-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $249.00
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  • ISBN 978-90-481-4454-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Future Risks and Risk Management
Editors
  • B. Brehmer
  • N.E. Sahlin
Series Title
Risk, Governance and Society
Series Volume
9
Copyright
1994
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-015-8388-6
DOI
10.1007/978-94-015-8388-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-3057-8
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-4454-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 256
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