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  1. 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

  2. The Ethics of Technological Risk

    Edited by Lotte Asveld, Sabine Roeser

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    'A comprehensive and important collection that includes essays by some of the leading figures in the field. ...Essential reading for anyone interested in risk assessment.' Professor Kristin Shrader-Frechette, University of Notre Dame 'The editors are to be congratulated for bringing together a...

    Published November 26th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Calculating Political Risk

    By Catherine Althaus

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Calculating Political Risk is rich and illuminating, and much more than a political science treatise. Althaus draws on diverse literature, extensive interviews and intriguing case studies to offer interdisciplinary, practical and nuanced insight. This book provides new perspectives and more precise...

    Published November 17th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Choosing Safety

    "A Guide to Using Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis in Complex, High-Consequence Systems"

    By Michael V. Dr Frank

    The technological age has seen a range of catastrophic and preventable failures, often as a result of decisions that did not appropriately consider safety as a factor in design and engineering. Through more than a dozen practical examples from the author?s experience in nuclear power, aerospace,...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Risk Governance

    Coping with Uncertainty in a Complex World

    By Ortwin Renn

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    'Risk Governance is a tour de force. Every risk manager, every risk analyst, every risk researcher must read this book - it is the demarcation point for all further advances in risk policy and risk research. Renn provides authoritative guidance on how to manage risks based on a definitive synthesis...

    Published May 29th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Nanotechnology

    Risk, Ethics and Law

    Edited by Geoffrey Hunt, Michael Mehta

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Nanotechnology - technology at the molecular level - is held out by many as the Holy Grail for creating a trillion dollar economy and solving problems from curing cancer to reprocessing waste into products and building superfast computers. Yet, as with GMOs, many view nanotech as a high risk genie...

    Published April 30th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Sudden and Disruptive Climate Change

    Exploring the Real Risks and How We Can Avoid Them

    By Frances Moore

    Edited by Michael C. MacCracken, John C. Topping Jr.

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    'An impressive accomplishment.? Al Gore, Former Vice President of the US, co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, and author of An Inconvenient Truth ?Offers positive solutions that no rational person, organization or government can ignore - except at their peril.? Stephen H. Schneider,...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Wildfire Risk

    Human Perceptions and Management Implications

    Edited by Wade E. Professor Martin, Carol Professor Raish, Brian Professor Kent

    The continuing encroachment of human settlements into fire-prone areas and extreme fire seasons in recent years make it urgent that we better understand both the physical and human dimensions of managing the risk from wildfire. Wildfire Risk follows from our awareness that increasing public...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

  9. A Web of Prevention

    Biological Weapons, Life Sciences and the Governance of Research

    Edited by Brian Rappert, Caitriona McLeish

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    A Web of Prevention provides a timely contribution to the current debate about life science research and its implications for security. It is an informative guide for both experts and the public. It is a forward-looking contribution covering both ends of the equation and creates momentum for the...

    Published October 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  10. Genomics and Society

    Legal, Ethical and Social Dimensions

    By Martin W. Bauer

    Edited by George Gaskell

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    From the mid 1990s to the present day, agricultural biotechnology - GM crops and foods - has been the focus of debate and conflict in many European countries. Contrasting views of risks and benefits, trust in science and regulation, the understanding of science, media coverage and mobilization of...

    Published October 3rd 2007 by Routledge