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Crook, Tom

Governing Risks in Modern Britain

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Table of contents

1. Risk and the History of Governing Modern Britain, c. 1800–2000
Tom Crook, Mike Esbester

Part I. Early Risk Societies

2. Risk, Prevention and Policing, c. 1750–1850
Francis Dodsworth

3. Rethinking the History of the Risk Society: Accident Reporting, the Social Order and the London Daily Press, 1800–30
Ryan Vieira

Part II. Environmental Risks

4. Artificial Britain: Risk, Systems and Synthetics Since 1800
Chris Otter

5. Danger in the Drains: Sewer Gas, Sewerage Systems and the Home, 1850–1900
Tom Crook

6. Public Health and Public Safety: Disinfection, Carbolic and the Plurality of Risk, 1870–1914
Rebecca Whyte

7. Risk, Time and Everyday Environmentalism in Modern Britain
Timothy Cooper

Part III. Mobility and Leisure Risks

8. Drunk Driving, Drink Driving: Britain, c. 1800–1920
Bill Luckin

9. Risk on the Roads: Police, Motor Traffic and the Management of Space, c. 1900–50
Chris A. Williams

10. ‘Maximum Supervision’: Risk, Danger and Public Water in Post-War Britain
Glen O’Hara

Part IV. Occupational Risks

11. Risk, Responsibility and Robens: The Transformation of the British System of Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, 1961–74
Christopher Sirrs

12. Il/Legitimate Risks? Occupational Health and Safety and the Public in Britain, c. 1960–2015
Paul Almond, Mike Esbester

13. Conclusion: Governing Risks in Britain and Beyond
Arwen P. Mohun, Thomas Roux, Tom Crook, Mike Esbester

Keywords: History, History of Britain and Ireland, Cultural History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137467454
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-46744-7

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