The Resource Perilous progress : managing the hazards of technology, edited by Robert W. Kates, Christoph Hohenemser, and Jeanne X. Kasperson

Perilous progress : managing the hazards of technology, edited by Robert W. Kates, Christoph Hohenemser, and Jeanne X. Kasperson

Label
Perilous progress : managing the hazards of technology
Title
Perilous progress
Title remainder
managing the hazards of technology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert W. Kates, Christoph Hohenemser, and Jeanne X. Kasperson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T174.5
LC item number
.P47 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • statistics
NLM call number
  • 2012 C-907
  • T 174.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kates, Robert W.
  • Hohenemser, Christoph
  • Kasperson, Jeanne X
Series statement
Westview special studies in science, technology, and public policy.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Technology
  • Risk Management
  • Equipment Safety
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Technologie
  • Risque
  • Technology
  • Technischer Fortschritt
  • Gefahr
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Risikoanalyse
  • Technik
Label
Perilous progress : managing the hazards of technology, edited by Robert W. Kates, Christoph Hohenemser, and Jeanne X. Kasperson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Characterizing perceived risk
  • Paul Slovic, Baruch Fischhoff, Sarah Lichtenstein
  • Part two. Overview : Measuring consequences
  • Human and nonhuman mortality
  • Robert C. Harriss, Christoph Hohenemser, Robert W. Kates
  • Economic costs and losses
  • James Tuller
  • Part three. Overview : Assessing hazards
  • Automobile accidents
  • Christoph Hohenemser and Thomas Bick
  • Introduction : Coping with technological hazards
  • Airborne mercury
  • Robert C. Harriss and Christoph Hohenemser
  • Nuclear power
  • Christoph Hohenemser, Rober E. Kasperson, Robert W. Kates
  • Hazard assessment : art, science, and ideology
  • Robert W. Kates
  • Weighing the risks
  • Baruch Fischhoff, Paul Slovic, Sarah Lichtenstein
  • Part four. Overview : Managing hazards
  • Tales of woe : a literature survey
  • Robert W. Kates, Christoph Hohenemser, Jeanne X. Kasperson
  • Branden B. Johnson
  • Regulating automobile safety
  • Thomas Bick, Christoph Hohenemser, Robert W. Kates
  • Controlling PCBs
  • Abe Goldman
  • The Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Roger E. Kasperson and Thomas Bick
  • Contraceptives : hazard by choice
  • Mary P. Lavine
  • Television : a social hazard
  • Part one. Overview : Conceptualizing hazards
  • Julie Graham and Roger E. Kasperson
  • Congress as hazard manager
  • Branden B. Johnson
  • Causal structure
  • Hazard management
  • Roger E. Kasperson, Robert W. Kates, Christoph Hohenemser
  • A causal taxonomy
  • Christoph Hohenemser, Robert W. Kates, Paul Slovic
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 489 pages
Isbn
9780813370255
Lccn
84025623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)11370335
Label
Perilous progress : managing the hazards of technology, edited by Robert W. Kates, Christoph Hohenemser, and Jeanne X. Kasperson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Characterizing perceived risk
  • Paul Slovic, Baruch Fischhoff, Sarah Lichtenstein
  • Part two. Overview : Measuring consequences
  • Human and nonhuman mortality
  • Robert C. Harriss, Christoph Hohenemser, Robert W. Kates
  • Economic costs and losses
  • James Tuller
  • Part three. Overview : Assessing hazards
  • Automobile accidents
  • Christoph Hohenemser and Thomas Bick
  • Introduction : Coping with technological hazards
  • Airborne mercury
  • Robert C. Harriss and Christoph Hohenemser
  • Nuclear power
  • Christoph Hohenemser, Rober E. Kasperson, Robert W. Kates
  • Hazard assessment : art, science, and ideology
  • Robert W. Kates
  • Weighing the risks
  • Baruch Fischhoff, Paul Slovic, Sarah Lichtenstein
  • Part four. Overview : Managing hazards
  • Tales of woe : a literature survey
  • Robert W. Kates, Christoph Hohenemser, Jeanne X. Kasperson
  • Branden B. Johnson
  • Regulating automobile safety
  • Thomas Bick, Christoph Hohenemser, Robert W. Kates
  • Controlling PCBs
  • Abe Goldman
  • The Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Roger E. Kasperson and Thomas Bick
  • Contraceptives : hazard by choice
  • Mary P. Lavine
  • Television : a social hazard
  • Part one. Overview : Conceptualizing hazards
  • Julie Graham and Roger E. Kasperson
  • Congress as hazard manager
  • Branden B. Johnson
  • Causal structure
  • Hazard management
  • Roger E. Kasperson, Robert W. Kates, Christoph Hohenemser
  • A causal taxonomy
  • Christoph Hohenemser, Robert W. Kates, Paul Slovic
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 489 pages
Isbn
9780813370255
Lccn
84025623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)11370335

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