Risk, Organizations, and Society / Edition 1

Risk, Organizations, and Society / Edition 1

by Martin Shubik

ISBN-10: 0792391187

ISBN-13: 9780792391180

Pub. Date: 01/31/1991

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Product Details

Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
Studies in Risk and Uncertainty Series, #2
Edition description:
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Risk in a Complex World.- I Methodological Comments.- 1 Risk, Society, Politicians, Scientists, and People.- II Topics in Risk and Organization.- 2 Determinants of Public Participation in Management of Technological Risk.- 3 The Strategic Defense Initiative and Nuclear Proliferation from a Risk Analysis Perspective.- 4 Risk Assessment and Organizational Behavior: The Case of Nuclear Technology and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons.- 5 Evaluating Security Against Terrorism.- 6 Terrorism and Airline Security: An Interview with Homer A. Boynton.- 7 Smoking and Health Promotion Obstacles and Opportunities.- 8 Cigarette Smoking: A Study of Change in Behavior.- 9 Nuclear Power and Public Perception.- 10 The Failure of Nuclear Power.- Appendix 1: A Selective Bibliography.- Appendix 2: Biographical Sketches.

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