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Anticipating Risks and Organising Risk Regulation.

Author: Bridget M Hutter
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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A multi-disciplinary book that focuses on how social, organisational and policy systems manage the anticipation of risks in contemporary societies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hutter, Bridget M.
Anticipating Risks and Organising Risk Regulation.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget M Hutter
ISBN: 9780511907906 0511907907
OCLC Number: 665581302
Description: 1 online resource (321 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Part I: Introduction; 1 Anticipating risk and organising risk regulation: current dilemmas; Part II: Threat, vulnerabilities and insecurities; 2 Risk society and financial risk; 3 Before the sky falls down: a 'constitutional dialogue' over the depletion of internet addresses; 4 Changing attitudes to risk? Managing myxomatosis in twentieth-century Britain; 5 Public perceptions of risk and 'compensation culture' in the UK; 6 Colonised by risk the emergence of academic risks in British higher education. Part III: Social, organisational and regulatory sources of resilience and security7 Regulating resilience? Regulatory work in high-risk arenas; 8 Critical infrastructures, resilience and organisation of mega-projects: the Olympic Games; 9 Creating space for engagement? Lay membership in contemporary risk governance; 10 Bioethics and the risk regulation of 'frontier research': the case of gene therapy; 11 Preparing for future crises:less.

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A multi-disciplinary book that focuses on how social, organisational and policy systems manage the anticipation of risks in contemporary societies.
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