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The Next catastrophe: reducing our vulnerabilities to natural, industrial, and terrorist disasters

Author: Perrow, Charles Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 377 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0691129975Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print HV500.33 .U7 P47 2007
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Next Catastrophe Reducing Our Vunerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters Contents Acknowledgments Part One: Introduction and Natural Disasters Chapter 1 Chapter 2 vii ix 1 14 41 43 Shrink the Targets "Natural" Disasters? Part Two: Can Government Help? Chapter 3 Chapter 4 The Government Response: The First FEMA The Disaster after 9/11: The Department of Homeland Security and a New FEMA 68 131 Part Three: The Disastrous Private Sector Chapter 5 Are Terrorists as Dangerous as Management? The Nuclear Plant Threat 133 174 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Better Vulnerability through Chemistry Disastrous Concentration in the National Power Grid 211 248 Chapter 8 Concentration and Terror on the Internet Vi - CONTENTS Part Four: What Is to Be Done? Chapter 9 289 The Enduring Sources of Failure: Organizational, Executive, and Regulatory 291 327 331 335 355 Appendix A Appendix B Bibliography Index Three Types of Redundancy Networks of Small Firms

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