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The social roots of risk : producing disasters, promoting resilience / Kathleen Tierney.

By: Tierney, Kathleen J [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: High reliability and crisis management: Publisher: California : Stanford University Press, 2014Description: xiii, 301 p. ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780804791397 (pbk.); 9780804772631 (pbk.).Subject(s): Risk -- Social aspects | Disasters -- Social aspects | Risk management -- Social aspects | Emergency management -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 302.12 TIE Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Risking more, losing more : thinking about risk and resilience -- Looking back : the evolution of how we talk about risk -- A different perspective : the social production of risk -- Culture and the production of risk -- Organizations, institutions, and the production of risk -- Communities and societies at risk -- Defining resilience in relation to risk -- Adaptive resilience in the face of disasters -- Looking ahead : a move toward safety, or more of the same?
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-271) and index.

Risking more, losing more : thinking about risk and resilience -- Looking back : the evolution of how we talk about risk -- A different perspective : the social production of risk -- Culture and the production of risk -- Organizations, institutions, and the production of risk -- Communities and societies at risk -- Defining resilience in relation to risk -- Adaptive resilience in the face of disasters -- Looking ahead : a move toward safety, or more of the same?

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