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  1. Risk

    Edited by Ragnar Lofstedt, Frederic Bouder

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Can we better predict or mitigate the consequences of natural disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes? Can we reduce the number of oil spills? And what should be done to clean up the mess when something does goes wrong? Why are people concerned about nuclear plants, but so reckless when they...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Tolerability of Risk

    A New Framework for Risk Management

    Edited by Frederic Bouder, David Slavin, Ragnar E. Lofstedt

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    There is an increasing dissatisfaction about how risk is regulated, leading to vivid debates about the use of 'risk assessment' and 'precaution'. As a result, academics, government officials and industry leaders are calling for new approaches and fresh ideas. This book provides a historical and...

    Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Earthscan Reader on Risk

    Edited by Ragnar E. Lofstedt, Asa Boholm

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    This new anthology is a comprehensive introduction to the field of risk theory. The introduction provides the ideal starting point for students and professionals new to risk studies and offers a concise refresher for researchers and practitioners. Coverage includes the origins of the 'concept of...

    Published December 17th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Risk Management in Post-Trust Societies

    Edited by Ragnar E. Lofstedt

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    ?A thought-provoking and invaluable book for anyone who cares about risk communication and management in the 21st century? Anna Jung, Director General, European Food Information Council ?Professor Ragnar L?fstedt has once again produced a most interesting book on risk management and trust,...

    Published December 15th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Facility Siting

    Risk, Power and Identity in Land Use Planning

    Edited by Asa Boholm, Ragnar E. Lofstedt

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    From dams to landfill sites, and power plants to radioactive waste repositories, the siting of facilities is a veritable minefield of conflicts involving industry, planners, authorities, NGOs and citizens. This penetrating volume examines risk, power and identity in contests over the siting of...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Transboundary Risk Management

    Edited by Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer, Ragnar E. Lofstedt, Gunnar Sjostedt

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Environmental hazards do not respect international boundaries. In this volume, distinguished international researchers make a significant contribution to the understanding and management of transboundary environmental risks. The transboundary risk topics addressed highlight the key political,...

    Published February 28th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Social Trust and the Management of Risk

    By George Cvetkovich

    Edited by Ragnar E. Lofstedt

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Social trust is a crucial issue to many aspects of modern society. Policy makers continually aspire to winning it and corporations frequently run the risk of losing it. The 'trust deficit' raises vital questions and problems to which until recently there have been few answers or solutions. Experts...

    Published April 30th 1999 by Routledge

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