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. Ed(S): Jorissen, Richard E.; Stallen, Pieter Jan - Quantified Societal Risk and Policy Making - 9780792349556 - V9780792349556
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Quantified Societal Risk and Policy Making

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Description for Quantified Societal Risk and Policy Making Hardback. Concerned with a particular type of risk - the risk of death of a number of people in one accident - and with a particular tool - probabilistic risk analysis - as they are developing in various domains of society. This book shows how such comparisons are shaped in various hazard domains, such as flood protection location. Editor(s): Jorissen, Richard E.; Stallen, Pieter Jan. Series: Risk, Governance and Society. Num Pages: 242 pages, biography. BIC Classification: KJMD; MBN; RN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 15. Weight in Grams: 1190.
Quantified Societal Risk and Policy Making is the result of an international workshop on societal risk organized by the Dutch Ministry for Transport, Public Works and Water Management with additional financial support from the Directorate for Transportation (DG VII) of the European Union.
Managing risks, whether there is a strong man-made or natural component, basically means assessing alternative options under uncertainty. The possibility of multiple fatalities is one of the factors that can vary between options.
This volume is concerned with one particular type of risk - ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers United States
Number of pages
242
Condition
New
Series
Risk, Governance and Society
Number of Pages
242
Place of Publication
Dordrecht, Netherlands
ISBN
9780792349556
SKU
V9780792349556
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