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The Resource Societal risk assessment : how safe is safe enough?, Edited by Richard C. Schwing and Walter A. Albers, Jr

Societal risk assessment : how safe is safe enough?, Edited by Richard C. Schwing and Walter A. Albers, Jr

Label
Societal risk assessment : how safe is safe enough?
Title
Societal risk assessment
Title remainder
how safe is safe enough?
Statement of responsibility
Edited by Richard C. Schwing and Walter A. Albers, Jr
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T174.5
LC item number
.S6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schwing, Richard C
  • Albers, Walter A
  • General Motors Corporation
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Health risk assessment
  • Technology assessment
  • Risk
  • Technologie
  • Risque
Label
Societal risk assessment : how safe is safe enough?, Edited by Richard C. Schwing and Walter A. Albers, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Proceedings of an international symposium held Oct. 8-9, 1979 at the General Motors Research Laboratories, Warren, Mich. and sponsored by the Laboratories"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • On making life and death decisions
  • Ronald A. Howard
  • Economic tools for risk reduction
  • Lester B. Lave
  • Trade-offs
  • Richard C. Schwing
  • Risk-spreading through underwriting and the insurance institution
  • J.D. Hammond
  • Facts and fears: understanding perceived risk
  • Paul Slovic, Baruch Fischhoff and Sarah Lichtenstein
  • Nature of risk
  • Ethics, economics and the value of safety
  • William D. Schulze
  • Problems and procedures in the regulation of technological risk
  • Dorothy Nelkin and Michael Pollack
  • Role of law in determining acceptability of risk
  • Harold P. Green
  • Aesthetics of risk: culture or context
  • Michael Thompson
  • Witches, floods, and wonder drugs: historical perspectives on risk management
  • William C. Clark
  • William W. Lowrance
  • Prospects for change
  • Melvin Kranzberg
  • Symposium summary: the safety profession's image of humanity
  • C. West Churchman
  • Uncertain risks we run: hazardous materials
  • Marvin A. Schneiderman
  • Known risks we run: the highway
  • Barbara E. Sabey and Harold Taylor
  • Perceptions of risk and their effects on decision making
  • Raphael G. Kasper
Control code
6602741
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
ix, 363 pages
Isbn
9780306405549
Lccn
80023833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)6602741
Label
Societal risk assessment : how safe is safe enough?, Edited by Richard C. Schwing and Walter A. Albers, Jr
Publication
Note
"Proceedings of an international symposium held Oct. 8-9, 1979 at the General Motors Research Laboratories, Warren, Mich. and sponsored by the Laboratories"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • On making life and death decisions
  • Ronald A. Howard
  • Economic tools for risk reduction
  • Lester B. Lave
  • Trade-offs
  • Richard C. Schwing
  • Risk-spreading through underwriting and the insurance institution
  • J.D. Hammond
  • Facts and fears: understanding perceived risk
  • Paul Slovic, Baruch Fischhoff and Sarah Lichtenstein
  • Nature of risk
  • Ethics, economics and the value of safety
  • William D. Schulze
  • Problems and procedures in the regulation of technological risk
  • Dorothy Nelkin and Michael Pollack
  • Role of law in determining acceptability of risk
  • Harold P. Green
  • Aesthetics of risk: culture or context
  • Michael Thompson
  • Witches, floods, and wonder drugs: historical perspectives on risk management
  • William C. Clark
  • William W. Lowrance
  • Prospects for change
  • Melvin Kranzberg
  • Symposium summary: the safety profession's image of humanity
  • C. West Churchman
  • Uncertain risks we run: hazardous materials
  • Marvin A. Schneiderman
  • Known risks we run: the highway
  • Barbara E. Sabey and Harold Taylor
  • Perceptions of risk and their effects on decision making
  • Raphael G. Kasper
Control code
6602741
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
ix, 363 pages
Isbn
9780306405549
Lccn
80023833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)6602741

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