The Bhopal Tragedy
Language, Logic, And Politics In The Production Of A Hazard
This book offers a critical theory of hazards, which the Bhopal tragedy would serve to highlight. It provides a general model of how hazards existed in Bhopal come to be defined and symbolically manipulated—through the institutionalized use of expert knowledge and political persuasion.
Table of Contents
Preface -- The Bhopal Tragedy -- Bhopal and the Critical Theory of Hazards -- Factors Affecting the Detection of Hazards -- Conclusion and Recommendations -- Appendix