The Bhopal Tragedy: Language, Logic, And Politics In The Production Of A Hazard, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Bhopal Tragedy

Language, Logic, And Politics In The Production Of A Hazard, 1st Edition

By William Bogard

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154 pages

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Description

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

About the Author

William Bogard

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General