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Working disasters : the politics of recognition and response / edited by Eric Tucker.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (328 pages)
Series:
Work, health, and environment series.
Work, health, and environmental series
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Subjects:
Industrial accidents -- Government policy.
Occupational diseases -- Government policy.
Industrial safety -- Government policy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
ch. 1. Introduction : the politics of recognition and response / Eric Tucker
ch. 2. Trucking tragedies : the hidden disaster of mass death in the long-haul road transport industry / Michael Quinlan, Claire Mayhew, and Richard Johnstone
ch. 3. The Australian epidemic of repetition strain injury : a sociological perspective / Andrew Hopkins
ch. 4. "All part of the game" : the recognition of and response to an industrial disaster at the fluorspar mines, St. Lawrence, Newfoundland, 1933-1978 / Richard Rennie
ch. 5. The long road to action : the silicosis problem and Swedish occupational health and safety policy in the 20th century / Annette Thornquist
ch. 6. Disaster, meaning making, and reform in Antebellum Massachusetts / Patricia Reeve
ch. 7. Regulating safety, regulating profit : cost-cutting, injury and death in the British North Sea after Piper Alpha / David Whyte
ch. 8. Courts, crime, and workplace disaster / Richard Johnstone
ch. 9. Blame and causation in the aftermath of industrial disasters : Nova Scotia's coal mines from 1858 to Westray / Susan Dodd
ch. 10. Accountability and reform in the aftermath of the Westray Mine Explosion / Eric Tucker.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed December 27, 2016).
"First published 2006 by Baywood Publishing Company, Inc."--T.p. verso.
Contributor:
Tucker, Eric, 1951-
ISBN:
1-351-84054-1
0-415-78441-7
1-315-22332-5
OCLC:
973026715
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9781315223322 doi