Bibliographic Details

Blindside : how to anticipate forcing events and wild cards in global politics / Francis Fukuyama, editor.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2007.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 198 pages)
Language English
Subject Emergency management -- United States.
International relations.
NATURE -- Natural Disasters.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Disasters & Disaster Relief.
Emergency management.
International relations.
Wereldcrises.
Voorspellingen.
Voorzorg.
Rampen.
11 September 2001.
United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11155520
Other uniform titles American interest.
Other authors / contributors Fukuyama, Francis, editor.
ISBN 9780815729891
0815729898
1281029637
9781281029638
9780815729907
0815729901
Digital file characteristics data file
Notes "An American Interest Book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-180) and index.
Restrictions unspecified
Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Summary "Focuses on developing analytical tools to anticipate and manage low-probability events. Addresses psychological and institutional obstacles preventing planning for low-probability tragedies and allocating necessary resources. Pinpoints failures---institutional and personal---that allowed events to surprise leaders and examines philosophies and methodologies of forecasting. Discusses low-probability, high-impact contingencies in various sectors"--Provided by publisher.
Other form Print version: Blindside. Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2007 9780815729907 0815729901