Infrastructures of Risk: An ANT Approach towards Controversies of Risks

@inproceedings{Beck2008InfrastructuresOR,
  title={Infrastructures of Risk: An ANT Approach towards Controversies of Risks},
  author={Gerald J. Beck and Cordula Kropp},
  year={2008}
}
Real and suspected imperilments like electromagnetic pollution and BSE open up complex arenas of (sub-) political debates about risks. The societal actor is confronted with complexity and dynamics of contradictory knowledge making in expertise and media reports. The term "Systemic Risk" aims especially on dynamics and changeability of risks that call for new institutional handling. In our transdisciplinary project (risk-cartography.org) we developed a prototype for internet based, visual… CONTINUE READING