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  • Integrating Science and Policyby Roger E Kasperson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.06

    As progress towards a greater knowledge in sustainability science continues, the question of how better to integrate scientific progress with actual decisions made by practitioners remains paramount. This book aims to help close the gap between science and practice. Based on a two year collaborative project between Harvard and Clark Universities, the... more...

  • Risk Conundrumsby Roger E Kasperson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.88

    A risk conundrum can be viewed as a risk that poses major issues in assessment, and whose management is not easily engaged. Such perplexing problems can either paralyze or badly delay risk analysis and directions for progression. Rather than simply focusing on the progress in risk analysis that has already been made, it is crucial to consider what... more...

  • Social Contours of Riskby Roger E. Kasperson; Jeanne Kasperson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.51

    We live in a 'risk society' where the identification, distribution and management of risks, from new technology, environmental factors or other sources are crucial to our individual and social existence. In The Social Contours of Risk, Volumes I and II, two of the world's leading and most influential analysts of the social dimensions of risk bring... more...

  • Global Environmental Riskby Jeanne X. Kasperson; Roger E. Kasperson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.82

    Despite international initiatives such as the Earth Summit in 1992 and ongoing efforts to implement the Kyoto Protocol, human activities continue to register a destructive toll on the planetary environment. At root, research on global environmental risk seeks new pathways for reversing unsustainable trends, curtailing ongoing destructive activities,... more...

  • The Social Amplification of Riskby Nick Pidgeon; Roger E. Kasperson; Paul Slovic

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 50.00

    This volume brings together case studies and theoretical work informed by the social amplification of risk framework. more...

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