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The Resource Worst cases : terror and catastrophe in the popular imagination, Lee Clarke

Worst cases : terror and catastrophe in the popular imagination, Lee Clarke

Label
Worst cases : terror and catastrophe in the popular imagination
Title
Worst cases
Title remainder
terror and catastrophe in the popular imagination
Statement of responsibility
Lee Clarke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lee Clarke surveys the full range of possible catastrophes that animate and dominate the popular imagination, from toxic spills and terrorism to plane crashes and pandemics. He explores how the ubiquity of worst cases in everyday life has rendered them ordinary and mundane
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clarke, Lee Ben
Dewey number
303.48/5
Index
index present
LC call number
HV551.2
LC item number
.C533 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2007 L-015
  • WA 295
NLM item number
C593w 2006
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emergency management
  • Disasters
  • Terrorism
  • Risk assessment
  • Catastrophical, The
  • Disasters
  • Terrorism
  • Risk Assessment
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Catastrophical, The
  • Disasters
  • Emergency management
  • Risk assessment
  • Terrorism
  • Katastrophenmanagement
  • katastrophē
  • Psychologie
  • Gestion des situations d'urgence
  • Terrorisme
  • Évaluation du risque
  • Katastrophenmanagement
  • Katastrophe
  • Psychologie
Label
Worst cases : terror and catastrophe in the popular imagination, Lee Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-195) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Worst cases: be afraid, be very afraid -- The sky could be falling: globally relevant disasters and the perils of probabilism -- What's the worst that can happen? -- Power, politics, and panic in worst cases -- Silver linings: the good from the worst -- Living and dying in worst case worlds
Control code
721907469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226108605
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613150691
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 315069
  • 85f4f371-ef30-4e11-b1c4-c63a02b147a7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)721907469
Label
Worst cases : terror and catastrophe in the popular imagination, Lee Clarke
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-195) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Worst cases: be afraid, be very afraid -- The sky could be falling: globally relevant disasters and the perils of probabilism -- What's the worst that can happen? -- Power, politics, and panic in worst cases -- Silver linings: the good from the worst -- Living and dying in worst case worlds
Control code
721907469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226108605
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613150691
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 315069
  • 85f4f371-ef30-4e11-b1c4-c63a02b147a7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)721907469

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