Embracing risk : the changing culture of insurance and responsibility

@inproceedings{Baker2001EmbracingR,
  title={Embracing risk : the changing culture of insurance and responsibility},
  author={Tawrin Baker and Jonathan Simon},
  year={2001}
}
For much of the twentieth century, industrialized nations addressed social problems, such as workers' compensation benefits and social welfare programs, in terms of spreading risk. But in recent years a new approach has emerged: using risk both as a way to conceive of and address social problems and as an incentive to reduce individual claims on collective resources. Embracing Risk explores this new approach from a variety of perspectives. The first part of the book focuses on the interplay… CONTINUE READING

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