Autor: Baruch Fischhoff
ISBN-13: 9780199576203
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 144
Gewicht: 153 g
Format: 173x113x14 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Risk: A Very Short Introduction

Very Short Introductions
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Risk is everywhere - from genetically modified crops, dams, and stem-cell therapy to heartbreak, online predators, inflation, and robbery. This Very Short Introduction examines what science has learned about how people deal with risks, what we can learn through decision theory, and how we can evaluate risk in our own lives.
We find risks everywhere-from genetically modified crops, medical malpractice, and stem-cell therapy to intimacy, online predators, identity theft, inflation, and robbery. They arise from our own acts and they are imposed on us. In this Very Short Introduction, Baruch Fischhoff and John Kadvany draw on the sciences and humanities to explore and explain the many kinds of risk. Using simple conceptual frameworks from decision theory and behavioural research,

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Autor: Baruch Fischhoff
ISBN-13 :: 9780199576203
ISBN: 0199576203
Erscheinungsjahr: 26.05.2011
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Gewicht: 153g
Seiten: 144
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 173x113x14 mm, 15 black and white halftones