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When All Else Fails

Government as the Ultimate Risk Manager

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674016095

Publication Date: 10/25/2004

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464 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 line illustrations, 13 tables

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  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. A Primer on Risk and Its History
  • 3. Limited Liability
  • 4. Money
  • 5. Bankruptcy
  • 6. Workers’ Insurance
  • 7. Social Security
  • 8. Product Liability Law
  • 9. Security for All
  • 10. The Foundations of American Risk Management Policy
  • Epilogue: Risk, Knowledge, and the Veil of Ignorance
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2004 Kulp-Wright Book Award, American Risk and Insurance Association
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