Normal Accidents

Author: Charles Perrow
Publisher: Princeton University Press
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" In the new afterword to this edition Perrow reviews the extensive work on the major accidents of the last fifteen years, including Bhopal, Chernobyl, and the Challenger disaster.


Author: Ulrich Beck
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Damals gab es die RAF, heute al-Qaida; damals fürchteten wir die Folgen von Tschernobyl, heute sagen Wissenschaftler eine Klimakatastrophe voraus.


Author: Carl Friedrich Gauss
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108032338
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This edition of the complete scientific works of Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) was first published between 1863 and 1933.

Social Contours Of Risk

Author: Roger E Kasperson
Publisher: Routledge
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New York: Basic Books (second edition, 1999, Princeton University Press)
Perrow, C. (1985) Normal Accidents: Living with High-risk. New York: Basic
Books Perrow, C. (1999) Normal Accidents: Living with High-risk Technologies,
with a New Afterword and a Postscript on the Y2K Problem. Princeton, NJ:
Princeton University Press Perry, R. W. (1983) Environmental hazards and
psychopathology: Linking natural disasters with mental health.
EnvironmentalManagement, vol 7, no 6, ...

The Limits Of Safety

Author: Scott Douglas Sagan
Publisher: Princeton University Press
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... scientists cannot afford to acknowledge, namely that complex social systems
are greatly influenced by sheer chance, accident, and luck; that most decisions
are very ambiguous, preference orderings are incoherent and unstable, efforts at
communication and understanding are often ineffective, subsystems are very
loosely connected, and most attempts at social control are clumsy and
unpredictable.” In his influential 1984 book, Normal Accidents: Living with High-
Risk Technologies, ...

Close Calls

Author: C. Macrae
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137376120
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(2001). Survivability of Accidents Involving Part 121 US Air Carrier Operations,
1983 through 2000: Safety Report NTSB/SR-01/01. Washington, D.C.: NTSB. O'
Leary, M. and Chappell, S. L. (1996). Confidential incident reporting systems
create vital awareness of safety problems. International Civil Aviation
Organization Journal, 51, 11–13. Perrow, C. (1984). Normal Accidents: Living
with High-Risk Technologies. New York: Basic Books. Perrow, C. (1999). Normal
Accidents: Living with ...

Saving Human Lives

Author: Robert E. Allinson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402029802
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6. 29. 30. his Ibid., p. 38. Ibid., p. 188. Ibid., p.22. Ibid., p.23. Ibid., p. 184. Perrow
suggests at one point that the term 'catastrophe' be reserved for accidents that kill
more than 100 people with one blow. Cf., Hisf new Afterword to Normal Accidents
: Living with High Risk Technologies, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999
, p. 357. However, Perrow still refers to the Challenger disaster as a disaster in
wh r ich “only” 7 people lost their lives. 7. Op. cit., p. 183. 8. Ibid., p. 3l. 9. Ibid., p.

Handbook Of Safety Principles

Author: Niklas Möller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118950704
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Perrow, C. (1984). Normal Accidents: Living with High Risk Technologies. New
York: Basic Books. Perrow, C. (1986a). Complex Organizations: A Critical Essay (
3rd ed.). McGraw-Hill. Perrow, C. (1986b). The habit of courting disaster. The
Nation, October 1986. Perrow, C. (1994) Accidents in high-risk systems.
Technology Studies, 1, 1–20. Perrow, C. (1999). Normal Accidents: Living with
High Risk Technologies(2nd ed.). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Perrow, C. (2002).