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Living With Risk Susan L. Cutter

Living With Risk

Susan L. Cutter

Published March 22nd 1995
ISBN : 9780470249772
Paperback
214 pages
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Through the use of case studies, the book examines in detail the nature of a variety of technological hazards, including chemical hazards, hazardous waste, and nuclear waste. Cutter argues that technological risks and hazards are products of failuresMoreThrough the use of case studies, the book examines in detail the nature of a variety of technological hazards, including chemical hazards, hazardous waste, and nuclear waste. Cutter argues that technological risks and hazards are products of failures in the political, social and economic systems that govern the use of technology just as much as they are failures in the technological systems themselves.