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Bhopal: Anatomy of Crisis (Business in Global Environment) Hardcover – February 1, 1987


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Product Details

  • Series: Business in Global Environment
  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Ballinger Pub Co; illustrated edition edition (February 1987)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0887300847
  • ISBN-13: 978-0887300844
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.2 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,908,070 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

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Considering that the author is a native of Bhopal, India, this is a surprisingly bland treatment of the devastating industrial accident that occurred in that city in 1984. Shrivastava uses Bhopal as background to his theories of how to prevent or mitigate the effects of industrial accidents in general. He dispassionately describes "multiple perspective analysis" and analyzes the perspectives of the government, company, and victims as "stakeholders" in any potential accident. Some of his suggestions are glaringly obvious or unrealistic. Better discussions of the Bhopal tragedy can be found in Ward Morehouse and M. Arun Subramaniam's The Bhopal Tragedy ( LJ 6/15/86) and Larry Everest's Behind the Poison Cloud ( LJ 3/15/86). Daniel La Rossa, Connetquot P.L., Bohemia, N.Y.
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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`An important contribution to the literature of industrial accidents' - Environmental Education

`This book is not just a chronological listing of the events by a very detailed analysis of these events. As a comparative analysis the book is well prepared and extremely well referenced' - Disaster Prevention and Management --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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