This book offers a critical theory of hazards, which the Bhopal tragedy would serve to highlight. It provides a general model of how hazards existed in Bhopal come to be defined and symbolically manipulated—through the institutionalized use of expert knowledge and political persuasion.

chapter 1|33 pages

The Bhopal Tragedy

chapter 2|34 pages

Bhopal and the Critical Theory of Hazards

chapter 3|30 pages

Factors Affecting the Detection of Hazards

chapter 4|25 pages

Conclusion and Recommendations