The Resource Accident prone : a history of technology, psychology, and misfits of the machine age, John C. Burnham, (electronic resource)

Accident prone : a history of technology, psychology, and misfits of the machine age, John C. Burnham, (electronic resource)

Label
Accident prone : a history of technology, psychology, and misfits of the machine age
Title
Accident prone
Title remainder
a history of technology, psychology, and misfits of the machine age
Statement of responsibility
John C. Burnham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Technology demands uniformity from human beings who encounter it. People encountering technology, however, differ from one another. Thinkers in the early twentieth century, observing the awful consequences of interactions between humans and machines-death by automobiles or dismemberment by factory machinery, for example-developed the idea of accident proneness: the tendency of a particular person to have more accidents than most people. In tracing this concept from its birth to its disappearance at the end of the twentieth century, Accident Prone offers a unique history of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burnham, John C.
Dewey number
363.1
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV675
LC item number
.B76 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Accidents
  • Accidents
  • Accidents
  • Technology
  • Industrial safety
  • System safety
  • Safety education
Label
Accident prone : a history of technology, psychology, and misfits of the machine age, John C. Burnham, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-317) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Before accident proneness -- German origins -- British origins -- Preparing the way: transport operators -- The streams come together in the late 1920s and early 1930s -- Consolidation and development, 1930s-World War II -- How psychiatrists did not adopt and medicalize accident proneness -- The mid-twentieth-century high point -- Eclipse of the idea among experts -- Bypassing accident proneness with engineering
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226081199
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000015069
  • (EBL)515737
  • (OCoLC)609863545
  • (SSID)ssj0000356228
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12102962
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000356228
  • (PQKBWorkID)10341622
  • (PQKB)11026891
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000123016
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC515737
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000015069
Label
Accident prone : a history of technology, psychology, and misfits of the machine age, John C. Burnham, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-317) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Before accident proneness -- German origins -- British origins -- Preparing the way: transport operators -- The streams come together in the late 1920s and early 1930s -- Consolidation and development, 1930s-World War II -- How psychiatrists did not adopt and medicalize accident proneness -- The mid-twentieth-century high point -- Eclipse of the idea among experts -- Bypassing accident proneness with engineering
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226081199
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000015069
  • (EBL)515737
  • (OCoLC)609863545
  • (SSID)ssj0000356228
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12102962
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000356228
  • (PQKBWorkID)10341622
  • (PQKB)11026891
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000123016
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC515737
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000015069

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