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Risk and Misfortune: The Social Construction of Accidents

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Risk And Misfortune: The Social Construction Of Accidents - Green, Judith
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There has been a growing sociological interest in both risk and its management, and with how we cope with the uncertainties of late 20th- century life. Understanding accidents is the key to understanding the risk society, for accidents are both the paradigmatic challenge for risk technologies to predict the apparently unpredictable and the ultimate indicator of the limits of those technologies.; The book traces the emergence of the "accident" as a marginal misfortune in modernist thought, and its transformation into a ...

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Risk And Misfortune: The Social Construction Of Accidents 2021, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138176171

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Risk and Misfortune: The Social Construction of Accidents 1997, Routledge, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781857285611

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Risk and Misfortune: The Social Construction of Accidents 1997, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781857285604

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