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Social theories of risk

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Risk -- Sociological aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSheldon Krimsky and Dominic Golding, editors.
    ContributionsKrimsky, Sheldon., Golding, Dominic.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM201 .S65 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 412 p. :
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1565639M
    ISBN 10027594168X, 0275943178
    LC Control Number91047739

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