Risk Dilemmas: Forced Choices and Survival

Hardcover | October 23, 2007

byM. Jablonowski

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This book identifies the pitfalls of applying precautionary strategies to high-stakes risks that have already become entrenched. Precaution must be applied on a precautionary basis, considering alternative paths to progress that maintain natural risk levels. This requires a radical rethinking of the way we define and achieve progress.

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This book identifies the pitfalls of applying precautionary strategies to high-stakes risks that have already become entrenched. Precaution must be applied on a precautionary basis, considering alternative paths to progress that maintain natural risk levels. This requires a radical rethinking of the way we define and achieve progress.

MARK JABLONOWSKI is a professional risk manager, analyst and researcher with over thirty years of experience. During this time he has published over fifty papers in a variety of scholarly and professional publications, on the subjects of risk management and the economics of risk. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at the ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:October 23, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230538711

ISBN - 13:9780230538719

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Table of Contents

Introduction * A Review of High-Stakes Risk Criteria * Finding Alternatives to Risk * Risk Avoidance: All or Nothing * Precaution in Context * A Reassessment of Risk Assessment * Can We Avoid Risk Dilemmas? * Conclusion