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The Resource Normal accidents : living with high-risk technologies, Charles Perrow ; with a new afterword and a postscript on the Y2K problem

Normal accidents : living with high-risk technologies, Charles Perrow ; with a new afterword and a postscript on the Y2K problem

Label
Normal accidents : living with high-risk technologies
Title
Normal accidents
Title remainder
living with high-risk technologies
Statement of responsibility
Charles Perrow ; with a new afterword and a postscript on the Y2K problem
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HD7262
  • T54
LC item number
  • .P55 1999
  • .P47 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2001 D-546
  • WA 485
NLM item number
P461n 1984a
Series statement
Princeton paperbacks
Label
Normal accidents : living with high-risk technologies, Charles Perrow ; with a new afterword and a postscript on the Y2K problem
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Basic Books, 1984
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 426-439) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abnormal blessings -- Introduction -- Normal accident at Three Mile Island -- Nuclear power as a high-risk system: why we have not had more TMIs ... but will soon -- Complexity, coupling, and catastrophe -- Petrochemical plants -- Aircraft and airways -- Marine accidents -- Earthbound systems: dams, quakes, mines, and lakes -- Exotics: space, weapons, and DNA -- Living with high-risk systems -- Afterword -- Postscript: the Y2K problem -- List of acronyms
Control code
41482272
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 451 pages
Isbn
9780691004129
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99032990
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Normal accidents : living with high-risk technologies, Charles Perrow ; with a new afterword and a postscript on the Y2K problem
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Basic Books, 1984
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 426-439) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abnormal blessings -- Introduction -- Normal accident at Three Mile Island -- Nuclear power as a high-risk system: why we have not had more TMIs ... but will soon -- Complexity, coupling, and catastrophe -- Petrochemical plants -- Aircraft and airways -- Marine accidents -- Earthbound systems: dams, quakes, mines, and lakes -- Exotics: space, weapons, and DNA -- Living with high-risk systems -- Afterword -- Postscript: the Y2K problem -- List of acronyms
Control code
41482272
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 451 pages
Isbn
9780691004129
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99032990
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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