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The Resource Risk : the science and politics of fear, Dan Gardner

Risk : the science and politics of fear, Dan Gardner

Label
Risk : the science and politics of fear
Title
Risk
Title remainder
the science and politics of fear
Statement of responsibility
Dan Gardner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the tradition of Malcolm Gladwell, Gardner explores a new way of thinking about the decisions we make. We are the safest and healthiest human beings who ever lived, and yet irrational fear is growing, with deadly consequences - such as the 1,595 Americans killed when they made the mistake of switching from planes to cars after September 11
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gardner, Dan
Dewey number
320.01/9
Index
index present
LC call number
BF575.F2
LC item number
G37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fear
  • Fear
  • Risk
  • Risk-taking (Psychology)
  • Political science
Label
Risk : the science and politics of fear, Dan Gardner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
A. INTRODUCTION; 1. Themes in intellectual property; B. PATENTS; 2. Origin, background and international aspects of the patent system; 3. Patentability; 4. Use and grant in the UK and Europe; 5. Infringement and revocation; 6. Supplementary protection certificates and the proposed utility model and community patent; 7. Section B - an overview; C. COPYRIGHT AND RELATED ISSUES; 8. Introduction to copyright; 9. The various types of copyright and the quality issue; 10. Qualification; 11. The term of copyright; 12. Authorship and the ownership of copyright; 13. Moral rights; 14. Copyright infringement; 15. Defences to copyright infringement; 16. Rights in performances; 17. Dealing in copyright; 18. Copyright - an overview; D. DESIGNS; 19. Design and copyright; 20. Registered designs; 21. Unregistered designs; 22. Designs - an overview; E. IMAGE RIGHTS; 23. Trade marks - an introduction; 24. Trademarks - trademarkability and use; 25. Trade marks - infringement and revocation; 26. Trade marks - European and international aspects; 27. Tortious protection of intellectual property rights; F. ISSUES IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY; 28. Confidentiality and trade secrets; 29. Computer technology and intellectual property; 30. Character merchandising; 31. Franchising and intellectual property; 32. Remedies in intellectual property litigation
Control code
175282613
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
395 pages
Isbn
9780771032998
Isbn Type
(bound)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)175282613
Label
Risk : the science and politics of fear, Dan Gardner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
A. INTRODUCTION; 1. Themes in intellectual property; B. PATENTS; 2. Origin, background and international aspects of the patent system; 3. Patentability; 4. Use and grant in the UK and Europe; 5. Infringement and revocation; 6. Supplementary protection certificates and the proposed utility model and community patent; 7. Section B - an overview; C. COPYRIGHT AND RELATED ISSUES; 8. Introduction to copyright; 9. The various types of copyright and the quality issue; 10. Qualification; 11. The term of copyright; 12. Authorship and the ownership of copyright; 13. Moral rights; 14. Copyright infringement; 15. Defences to copyright infringement; 16. Rights in performances; 17. Dealing in copyright; 18. Copyright - an overview; D. DESIGNS; 19. Design and copyright; 20. Registered designs; 21. Unregistered designs; 22. Designs - an overview; E. IMAGE RIGHTS; 23. Trade marks - an introduction; 24. Trademarks - trademarkability and use; 25. Trade marks - infringement and revocation; 26. Trade marks - European and international aspects; 27. Tortious protection of intellectual property rights; F. ISSUES IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY; 28. Confidentiality and trade secrets; 29. Computer technology and intellectual property; 30. Character merchandising; 31. Franchising and intellectual property; 32. Remedies in intellectual property litigation
Control code
175282613
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
395 pages
Isbn
9780771032998
Isbn Type
(bound)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)175282613

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