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Constructing Risk and Safety in Technological Practice

Social science


by
Boel Berner (Editor) and Jane Summerton (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 216 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Modern technological systems entail risks and uncertainties of hitherto unknown dimensions. This book discusses the construction of risk and safety within a variety of empirical contexts where technologies and their risk are debated and handled by individuals, groups or organizations. With contributions from leading scholars from Europe and the USA, it presents original theoretical discussions, linked to detailed empirical case studies.