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The Resource Uncertainty and risk : multidisciplinary perspectives, edited by Gabriele Bammer and Michael Smithson

Uncertainty and risk : multidisciplinary perspectives, edited by Gabriele Bammer and Michael Smithson

Label
Uncertainty and risk : multidisciplinary perspectives
Title
Uncertainty and risk
Title remainder
multidisciplinary perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gabriele Bammer and Michael Smithson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
123
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF463.U5
LC item number
U53 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bammer, Gabriele
  • Smithson, Michael
Series statement
Earthscan risk in society series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Uncertainty
  • Risk
Label
Uncertainty and risk : multidisciplinary perspectives, edited by Gabriele Bammer and Michael Smithson
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
Setting the scene -- Introduction / Gabriele Bammer and Michael Smithson -- The many faces and masks of uncertainty / Michael Smithson -- Adopting orphans : uncertainty and other neglected aspects of complex problems / Gabriele Bammer -- More than a cabinet of curiosities : disciplinary and practice perspectives on uncertainty -- When action can't wait : investigating infectious disease outbreaks / Aileen J. Plant -- Uncertainty and religion : ten provisional theses / Stephen Pickard -- Uncertainty in the physical sciences : how big? how small? is it actually there at all? / Stephen J. Buckman -- Statistics : an essential tool for model citizens / Robyn G. Attewell -- A philosopher's guide to probability / Alan Hájek -- Musical improvisation, creativity and uncertainty / John Mackey -- Uncertainty as a creative force in visual art / Sasha Grishin -- Historians and disputes over uncertainty / Ann Curthoys -- Approaches to uncertain futures / Kate Delaney -- Embracing social uncertainties with complex systems science / Pascal Perez -- Heroin : injected with uncertainty / Alison Ritter -- Political practice : uncertainty, ethics and outcomes / Michael Moore -- Smoke and mirrors : managing uncertainty in the public health sector / Liz Furler -- Economists and uncertainty / John Quiggin -- Psychology's ambivalent view of uncertainty / Michael Smithson -- Uncertainty in decision-making : intelligence as a solution / Steve Longford -- Emergency management thrives on uncertainty / John Handmer -- Uncertainty, complexity and environment / Stephen Dovers ... [et al.] -- Uncertainty, terrorism and law enforcement / Michael McFadden, Rod Lyon and Roy Pinsker -- Certainty as illusion : the nature and purpose of uncertainty in the law / Judith S. Jones -- Unifying diversity -- The nature of uncertainty / Gabriele Bammer, Michael Smithson and the Goolabri Group -- Uncertainty metaphors, motives and morals / Michael Smithson, Gabriele Bammer and the Goolabri Group -- Coping and managing under uncertainty / Michael Smithson, Gabriele Bammer and the Goolabri Group -- Implications for risk assessment and management -- Coping with deep uncertainty : challenges for environmental assessment and decision-making / Roger E. Kasperson -- Risk, uncertainty and social controversy : from risk perception and communication to public engagement / Nick Pidgeon
Control code
175217696
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 382 pages
Isbn
9781844074747
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007041551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)175217696
Label
Uncertainty and risk : multidisciplinary perspectives, edited by Gabriele Bammer and Michael Smithson
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
Setting the scene -- Introduction / Gabriele Bammer and Michael Smithson -- The many faces and masks of uncertainty / Michael Smithson -- Adopting orphans : uncertainty and other neglected aspects of complex problems / Gabriele Bammer -- More than a cabinet of curiosities : disciplinary and practice perspectives on uncertainty -- When action can't wait : investigating infectious disease outbreaks / Aileen J. Plant -- Uncertainty and religion : ten provisional theses / Stephen Pickard -- Uncertainty in the physical sciences : how big? how small? is it actually there at all? / Stephen J. Buckman -- Statistics : an essential tool for model citizens / Robyn G. Attewell -- A philosopher's guide to probability / Alan Hájek -- Musical improvisation, creativity and uncertainty / John Mackey -- Uncertainty as a creative force in visual art / Sasha Grishin -- Historians and disputes over uncertainty / Ann Curthoys -- Approaches to uncertain futures / Kate Delaney -- Embracing social uncertainties with complex systems science / Pascal Perez -- Heroin : injected with uncertainty / Alison Ritter -- Political practice : uncertainty, ethics and outcomes / Michael Moore -- Smoke and mirrors : managing uncertainty in the public health sector / Liz Furler -- Economists and uncertainty / John Quiggin -- Psychology's ambivalent view of uncertainty / Michael Smithson -- Uncertainty in decision-making : intelligence as a solution / Steve Longford -- Emergency management thrives on uncertainty / John Handmer -- Uncertainty, complexity and environment / Stephen Dovers ... [et al.] -- Uncertainty, terrorism and law enforcement / Michael McFadden, Rod Lyon and Roy Pinsker -- Certainty as illusion : the nature and purpose of uncertainty in the law / Judith S. Jones -- Unifying diversity -- The nature of uncertainty / Gabriele Bammer, Michael Smithson and the Goolabri Group -- Uncertainty metaphors, motives and morals / Michael Smithson, Gabriele Bammer and the Goolabri Group -- Coping and managing under uncertainty / Michael Smithson, Gabriele Bammer and the Goolabri Group -- Implications for risk assessment and management -- Coping with deep uncertainty : challenges for environmental assessment and decision-making / Roger E. Kasperson -- Risk, uncertainty and social controversy : from risk perception and communication to public engagement / Nick Pidgeon
Control code
175217696
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 382 pages
Isbn
9781844074747
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007041551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)175217696

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