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Standards - a book by Busch, Lawrence

Standards

Recipes for Reality

Standards( )
Author: Busch, Lawrence
Series title:Infrastructures Ser.
ISBN:978-0-262-52505-3
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Standards are the means by which we construct realities. There are established standards for professional accreditation, the environment, consumer products, animal welfare, the acceptable stress for highway bridges, healthcare, education -- for almost everything. We are surrounded by a vast array of standards, many of which we take for granted but each of which has been and continues to be the subject of intense negotiation. In this book, Lawrence Busch investigates standards as...
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Pages:402
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Industrial Engineering
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.688 Inches
Book Weight:1.14 Pounds

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