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  • The Feeling of Risk

    The Feeling of Risk
    av Paul Slovic

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711487

    The Feeling of Risk brings together the work of Paul Slovic, one of the world's leading analysts of risk, to describe the extension of risk perception research into the first decade of this new century. In this collection of important works, Paul Sl…

  • The Feeling of Risk

    The Feeling of Risk
    av Paul Slovic

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711494

    The Feeling of Risk brings together the work of Paul Slovic, one of the world's leading analysts of risk, to describe the extension of risk perception research into the first decade of this new century. In this collection of important works, Paul Sl…

  • Risk Analysis and Human Behavior

    Risk Analysis and Human Behavior
    av Baruch Fischhoff

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849714433

    The articles collected here are foundational contributions to integrating behavioural research and risk analysis. They include seminal articles on three essential challenges. One is ensuring effective two-way communication between technical experts…

  • Risk Analysis and Human Behavior

    Risk Analysis and Human Behavior
    av Baruch Fischhoff

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849714426

    The articles collected here are foundational contributions to integrating behavioural research and risk analysis. They include seminal articles on three essential challenges. One is ensuring effective two-way communication between technical experts…

  • Explaining Risk Analysis

    Explaining Risk Analysis
    av Michael R Greenberg

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138125339

    Risk analysis is not a narrowly defined set of applications. Rather, it is widely used to assess and manage a plethora of hazards that threaten dire implications. However, too few people actually understand what risk analysis can help us accomplish…

  • Explaining Risk Analysis

    Explaining Risk Analysis
    av Michael R Greenberg

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138125346

    Risk analysis is not a narrowly defined set of applications. Rather, it is widely used to assess and manage a plethora of hazards that threaten dire implications. However, too few people actually understand what risk analysis can help us accomplish…

  • Effective Risk Communication

    Effective Risk Communication

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849712651

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focu…

  • Effective Risk Communication

    Effective Risk Communication

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849712644

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focu…

  • Transboundary Risk Governance

    Transboundary Risk Governance
    av Rolf Lidskog

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077915

    Governing environmental risk, particularly large-scale transboundary risks associated with climate change and pollution, is one of the most pressing problems facing society . This book focuses on a set of key questions relating to environmental regu…

  • Transboundary Risk Governance

    Transboundary Risk Governance
    av Rolf Lidskog

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415853163

    Governing environmental risk, particularly large-scale transboundary risks associated with climate change and pollution, is one of the most pressing problems facing society . This book focuses on a set of key questions relating to environmental regu…

  • Social Contours of Risk

    Social Contours of Risk
    av Roger E Kasperson

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844070725

    We live in a 'risk society' where the identification, distribution and management of risks, from new technology, environmental factors or other sources are crucial to our individual and social existence. In The Social Contours of Risk, Volumes 1 and…

  • Facility Siting

    Facility Siting

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138990876

    From dams to landfill sites, and power plants to radioactive waste repositories, the siting of facilities is a veritable minefield of conflicts involving industry, planners, authorities, NGOs and citizens. This penetrating volume examines risk, powe…

  • Facility Siting

    Facility Siting

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844071463

    From dams to landfill sites, and power plants to radioactive waste repositories, the siting of facilities is a veritable minefield of conflicts involving industry, planners, authorities, NGOs and citizens. This penetrating volume examines risk, powe…

  • Risk Management in Post-Trust Societies

    Risk Management in Post-Trust Societies

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077021

    ?A thought-provoking and invaluable book for anyone who cares about risk communication and management in the 21st century? Anna Jung, Director General, European Food Information Council ?Professor Ragnar L?fstedt has once again produced a most inter…

  • Hazards Vulnerability and Environmental Justice

    Hazards Vulnerability and Environmental Justice
    av Susan L. Cutter

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073108

    From Hurricane Katrina and the south Asian tsunami to human-induced atrocities, terrorist attacks and the looming effects of climate change, the world is assailed by both natural and unnatural hazards and disasters. These expose not only human vulne…

  • Hazards Vulnerability and Environmental Justice

    Hazards Vulnerability and Environmental Justice
    av Susan L. Cutter

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073115

    From Hurricane Katrina and the south Asian tsunami to human-induced atrocities, terrorist attacks and the looming effects of climate change, the world is assailed by both natural and unnatural hazards and disasters. These expose not only human vulne…

  • The Ethics of Technological Risk

    The Ethics of Technological Risk

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844076383

    'A comprehensive and important collection that includes essays by some of the leading figures in the field. ...Essential reading for anyone interested in risk assessment.' Professor Kristin Shrader-Frechette, University of Notre Dame 'The editors ar…

  • The Ethics of Technological Risk

    The Ethics of Technological Risk

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138012233

    'A comprehensive and important collection that includes essays by some of the leading figures in the field. ...Essential reading for anyone interested in risk assessment.' Professor Kristin Shrader-Frechette, University of Notre Dame 'The editors ar…

  • Calculating Political Risk

    Calculating Political Risk
    av Catherine Althaus

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077014

    Calculating Political Risk is rich and illuminating, and much more than a political science treatise. Althaus draws on diverse literature, extensive interviews and intriguing case studies to offer interdisciplinary, practical and nuanced insight. Th…

  • Calculating Political Risk

    Calculating Political Risk
    av Catherine Althaus

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844077007

    Calculating Political Risk is rich and illuminating, and much more than a political science treatise. Althaus draws on diverse literature, extensive interviews and intriguing case studies to offer interdisciplinary, practical and nuanced insight. Th…

  • The Citizens at Risk

    The Citizens at Risk
    av Gordon McGranahan

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853835612

    Local environments such as cities and neighbourhoods are becoming a focal point for those concerned with environmental justice and sustainability. The Citizens at Risk takes up this emerging agenda and analyses the key issues in a refreshingly simpl…

  • The Citizens at Risk

    The Citizens at Risk
    av Gordon McGranahan

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853835629

    Local environments such as cities and neighbourhoods are becoming a focal point for those concerned with environmental justice and sustainability. The Citizens at Risk takes up this emerging agenda and analyses the key issues in a refreshingly simpl…

  • Uncertainty and Risk

    Uncertainty and Risk

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074747

    ?This is a major, and deeply thoughtful, contribution to understanding uncertainty and risk. Our world and its unprecedented challenges need such ways of thinking! Much more than a set of contributions from different disciplines, this book leads you…

  • Uncertainty and Risk

    Uncertainty and Risk

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844078516

    ?This is a major, and deeply thoughtful, contribution to understanding uncertainty and risk. Our world and its unprecedented challenges need such ways of thinking! Much more than a set of contributions from different disciplines, this book leads you…

  • Social Trust and the Management of Risk

    Social Trust and the Management of Risk
    av George Cvetkovich

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853836046

    Social trust is a crucial issue to many aspects of modern society. Policy makers continually aspire to winning it and corporations frequently run the risk of losing it. The 'trust deficit' raises vital questions and problems to which until recently…

  • Social Trust and the Management of Risk

    Social Trust and the Management of Risk
    av George Cvetkovich

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138149489

    Social trust is a crucial issue to many aspects of modern society. Policy makers continually aspire to winning it and corporations frequently run the risk of losing it. The 'trust deficit' raises vital questions and problems to which until recently…

  • Risk Governance

    Risk Governance
    av Ortwin Renn

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844072910

    'Risk Governance is a tour de force. Every risk manager, every risk analyst, every risk researcher must read this book - it is the demarcation point for all further advances in risk policy and risk research. Renn provides authoritative guidance on h…

  • Risk Governance

    Risk Governance
    av Ortwin Renn

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844072927

    'Risk Governance is a tour de force. Every risk manager, every risk analyst, every risk researcher must read this book - it is the demarcation point for all further advances in risk policy and risk research. Renn provides authoritative guidance on h…

  • Anthropology and Risk

    Anthropology and Risk
    av Asa Boholm

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415745635

    Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organisation studies and philosophy, this book addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. It pro…

  • Anthropology and Risk

    Anthropology and Risk
    av Asa Boholm

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415745611

    Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organisation studies and philosophy, this book addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. It pro…

  • Trust in Risk Management

    Trust in Risk Management
    av Timothy C. Earle

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138380837

    Trust is an important factor in risk management, affecting judgements of risk and benefit, technology acceptance and other forms of cooperation. In this book the world's leading risk researchers explore all aspects of trust as it relates to risk man…

  • Trust in Risk Management

    Trust in Risk Management
    av Timothy C. Earle

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849711067

    Trust is an important factor in risk management, affecting judgements of risk and benefit, technology acceptance and other forms of cooperation. In this book the world's leading risk researchers explore all aspects of trust as it relates to risk man…

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters
    av Michael R Greenberg

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415842013

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative de…

  • A Pre-Modern Cultural History of Risk

    A Pre-Modern Cultural History of Risk
    av Gaspar Mairal

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367361853

    This book answers the need for a contextual, long-term and interpretative analysis of risk from original sources. Risk has historically been a way of imagining what could happen in the future based on expert theories and predictions. This book expl…

  • Foresight in Action

    Foresight in Action

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844076772

    Assessing the future is vital in informing public policy decisions. One of the most widespread approaches is the development of scenarios, which are alternative hypothetical futures. Research has indicated, however, that the reality of how professio…

  • Ethical, Social and Psychological Impacts of Genomic Risk Communication

    Ethical, Social and Psychological Impacts of Genomic Risk Communication

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367356699

    This volume presents the ethical implications of risk information as related to genetics and other health data for policy decisions at clinical, research and societal levels. Ethical, Social and Psychological Impacts of Genomic Risk Communication e…

  • Risk Conundrums

    Risk Conundrums

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138956070

    A risk conundrum can be viewed as a risk that poses major issues in assessment, and whose management is not easily engaged. Such perplexing problems can either paralyze or badly delay risk analysis and directions for progression. Rather than simply…

  • Risk Conundrums

    Risk Conundrums

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138956063

    A risk conundrum can be viewed as a risk that poses major issues in assessment, and whose management is not easily engaged. Such perplexing problems can either paralyze or badly delay risk analysis and directions for progression. Rather than simply…

  • Siting Noxious Facilities

    Siting Noxious Facilities
    av Michael R Greenberg

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367507671

    Siting Noxious Facilities explains and illustrates processes and criteria used to site noxious manufacturing and waste management facilities. It proposes a framework that integrates economic location analysis and risk analysis, emphasizing the reduc…

  • Siting Noxious Facilities

    Siting Noxious Facilities
    av Michael R Greenberg

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138099654

    Siting Noxious Facilities explains and illustrates processes and criteria used to site noxious manufacturing and waste management facilities. It proposes a framework that integrates economic location analysis and risk analysis, emphasizing the reduc…

  • Global Environmental Risk

    Global Environmental Risk
    av Jeanne X. Kasperson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853838019

    Despite international initiatives such as the Earth Summit in 1992 and ongoing efforts to implement the Kyoto Protocol, human activities continue to register a destructive toll on the planetary environment. At root, research on global environmental…

  • The Spatial Dimension of Risk

    The Spatial Dimension of Risk

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849710855

    Through its exploration of the spatial dimension of risk, this book offers a brand new approach to theorizing risk, and significant improvements in how to manage, tolerate and take risks. A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazard…

  • Public Safety and Risk Assessment

    Public Safety and Risk Assessment
    av David J. Ball

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713818

    This book aims to encourage a more reflective, multidisciplinary approach to public safety, and the 'reenfranchisement' of those affected by this new phenomenon. Over the past decade health and safety has become a major issue of public interest. The…

  • Public Safety and Risk Assessment

    Public Safety and Risk Assessment
    av David J. Ball

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849713801

    This book aims to encourage a more reflective, multidisciplinary approach to public safety, and the 'reenfranchisement' of those affected by this new phenomenon. Over the past decade health and safety has become a major issue of public interest. The…

  • Transboundary Risk Management

    Transboundary Risk Management

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853835377

    Environmental hazards do not respect international boundaries. In this volume, distinguished international researchers make a significant contribution to the understanding and management of transboundary environmental risks. The transboundary risk t…

  • The Spatial Dimension of Risk

    The Spatial Dimension of Risk

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138900943

    Through its exploration of the spatial dimension of risk, this book offers a brand new approach to theorizing risk, and significant improvements in how to manage, tolerate and take risks. A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazard…

  • The Perception of Risk

    The Perception of Risk
    av Paul Slovic

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853835278

    The concept of risk is an outgrowth of our society's great concern about coping with the dangers of modern life. The Perception of Risk brings together the work of Paul Slovic, one of the world's leading analysts of risk, risk perception and risk ma…

  • Risk, Media and Stigma

    Risk, Media and Stigma
    av Paul Slovic

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853837005

    The benefits of modern technology often involve health, safety and environmental risks that produce public suspicion of technologies and aversion to certain products and substances. Amplified by the pervasive power of the media, public concern about…

  • Risk, Media and Stigma

    Risk, Media and Stigma
    av Paul Slovic

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138154384

    The benefits of modern technology often involve health, safety and environmental risks that produce public suspicion of technologies and aversion to certain products and substances. Amplified by the pervasive power of the media, public concern about…

  • Risk and Uncertainty in a Post-Truth Society

    Risk and Uncertainty in a Post-Truth Society

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367235437

    This edited volume looks at whether it is possible to be more transparent about uncertainty in scientific evidence without undermining public understanding and trust. With contributions from leading experts in the field, this book explores the comm…

  • Judgment and Decision Making

    Judgment and Decision Making
    av Baruch Fischhoff

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849714440

    Behavioral decision research offers a distinctive approach to understanding and improving decision making. It combines theory and method from multiple disciples (psychology, economics, statistics, decision theory, management science). It employs bot…

  • Judgment and Decision Making

    Judgment and Decision Making
    av Baruch Fischhoff

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849714457

    Behavioral decision research offers a distinctive approach to understanding and improving decision making. It combines theory and method from multiple disciples (psychology, economics, statistics, decision theory, management science). It employs bot…

  • The Tolerability of Risk

    The Tolerability of Risk

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844073986

    There is an increasing dissatisfaction about how risk is regulated, leading to vivid debates about the use of 'risk assessment' and 'precaution'. As a result, academics, government officials and industry leaders are calling for new approaches and fr…

  • Risk, Uncertainty and Rational Action

    Risk, Uncertainty and Rational Action
    av Carlo C. Jaeger

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853837708

    Risk as we now know it is a wholly new phenomenon, the by-product of our ever more complex and powerful technologies. In business, policy making, and in everyday life, it demands a new way of looking at technological and environmental uncertainty. I…

  • Trust in Cooperative Risk Management

    Trust in Cooperative Risk Management
    av Timothy C. Earle

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844074242

    Trust is an important factor in risk management, affecting judgements of risk and benefit, technology acceptance and other forms of cooperation. In this book the world?s leading risk researchers explore all aspects of trust as it relates to risk man…

  • Trust in Cooperative Risk Management

    Trust in Cooperative Risk Management
    av Timothy C. Earle

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138012196

    Trust is an important factor in risk management, affecting judgements of risk and benefit, technology acceptance and other forms of cooperation. In this book the world?s leading risk researchers explore all aspects of trust as it relates to risk man…

  • Moral Responsibility and Risk in Society

    Moral Responsibility and Risk in Society
    av Jessica Nihlen Fahlquist

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138192904

    Risks, including health and technological, attract a lot of attention in modern societies, from individuals as well as policy-makers. Human beings have always had to deal with dangers, but contemporary societies conceptualise these dangers as risks,…