Risk : negotiating safety in American society / Arwen P. Mohun.

Author
Mohun, Arwen, 1961- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2013.
Description
viii, 329 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Fire is everybody's problem -- The uncertainties of disease -- Doing something about the weather -- Animal risk for a modern age -- Railroads, or why risk in a system is different -- The professionalization of safety -- The safety first movement -- Negotiating automobile risk -- What's a gun good for? -- Risk as entertainment : amusement parks -- Consumer product safety.
ISBN
  • 9781421407906 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9781421408255 (electronic)
  • 1421407906 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1421408252 (electronic)
LCCN
2012017649
OCLC
795909421
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