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Searching for Safety / {A. Wildavsky}

Publication :New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, 1988Description : 253 p. ; 24 cmISBN : 0-912051-17-5.Collections : Studies in Social Philosophy & PolicySujet : Danger ;Sécurité
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Sophia Antipolis
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EMS CRC/N 5227 Sur demande EMS00491D

Contents : I - Strategies. 1 - Trial and Error Versus Trial Without Error. 2 - Opportunity Benefits Versus Opportunity Risks. 3 - Richer is Sicker Versus Richer is Safer. 4 - Anticipation Versus Resilience. II - Conditions. 6 - Does Adding Safery Devices increase Safety in Nuclear Power Plants ? 7 - The Battle Within : How the Human Body Defends Itself. 8 - From Resilience to Anticipation : Why the Tort Law is Unsafe. III - Principles. 9 - Why Less is More : A Taxonomy of Error. 10 - The Secret of Safety Lies in Danger

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