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The social roots of risk : producing disasters, promoting resilience

Author: Kathleen J Tierney
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford Business Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, 2014.
Series: High reliability and crisis management.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rather than acts of God or random acts of nature, The Social Roots of Risk argues that hazards, disasters, and crises of all sorts are produced by the social order itself-that the routine activities  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée:
Tierney, Kathleen J.
Social roots of risk
(DLC) 2014010892
(OCoLC)865536946
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen J Tierney
ISBN: 0804791406 9780804791403
OCLC Number: 895348243
Description: 1 ressource en ligne.
Contents: Risking more, losing more : thinking about risk and resilience --
Looking back : the evolution of how we talk about risk --
A different perspective : the social production of risk --
Culture and the production of risk --
Organizations, institutions, and the production of risk --
Communities and societies at risk --
Defining resilience in relation to risk --
Adaptive resilience in the face of disasters --
Looking ahead : a move toward safety, or more of the same?
Series Title: High reliability and crisis management.
Responsibility: Kathleen Tierney.

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