Risk Analysis and Society: An Interdisciplinary Characterization of the Field (Paperback)

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By Timothy McDaniels (Editor), Mitchell Small (Editor)
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This book provides an interdisciplinary and international characterization of the state of the art and science of risk analysis. Such an analysis is needed to ensure better management of choices concerning environmental, health and technology-based hazards that increasingly affect peoples' lives on an international scale. Including chapters by many of the world's leading risk researchers, this comprehensive work will provide insight into the scope of important social and technical issues that influence risks and their management.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780521532631
ISBN-10: 0521532639
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: November 24th, 2003
Pages: 480
Language: English