By Bridget Hutter,Sally Lloyd-Bostock

utilizing a brand new proposal - 'regulatory main issue' - this e-book examines how significant crises might or would possibly not impact legislation. The authors offer a close research of chosen recognized failures, tracing a number of interwoven assets of impression and competing narratives shaping crises and their impression. Their findings problem at present influential principles approximately 'regulatory failure', 'risk society' and the method of studying from failures. They argue that interpretations of and responses to mess ups and crises are fluid, socially developed, and open to a number of affects. professional sense-making may be too quite simply taken at face worth. Failure to regulate dangers will not be imperative or maybe important for a regulatory difficulty to emerge from a catastrophe; and the affects for the regulator can tackle a existence indifferent from the precipitating catastrophe or crisis.

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