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dc.contributor.authorMiddle, Gary
dc.identifier.citationMiddle, G. 2017. Risk and risk assessment. In Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, 623-648.

© 2018 Taylor & Francis. This chapter covers the broad notions of risk and risk assessment, and how they are applied within the practice of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA). It starts with a brief history of risk assessment followed by a discussion of quantitative risk assessment. The limitations and criticism of quantitative risk assessment are then discussed, leading into an examination of qualitative risk assessment. The chapter finishes with a discussion of risk in a broader context and its relevance to ESIA.

dc.titleRisk and risk assessment
dc.typeBook Chapter
dcterms.source.titleMethods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
curtin.departmentSchool of Molecular and Life Sciences (MLS)
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