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4. Gambling and insurance

4. Gambling and insurance  

Michael Allingham

in Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775710
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803030.003.0004
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4. Gambling and insurance
5. Conflict and cooperation

5. Conflict and cooperation  

Michael Allingham

in Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2002
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9780191775710
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803030.003.0005
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5. Conflict and cooperation
Introduction

Introduction  

Baruch Fischhoff and John Kadvany

in Risk: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777714
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10.1093/actrade/9780199576203.003.0001
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Introduction Risks are everywhere. They come from many sources, including crime, diseases, accidents, terror, climate change, finance, and intimacy. They exact their price in many ways, including money, health, safety, reputation, peace of mind, and self-esteem. They arise from our own acts and are imposed on us, when societies license new technologies, site hazardous facilities, or go to war.
2. Financial intermediation

2. Financial intermediation  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0002
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2. Financial intermediation The term financial intermediation refers to the traditional banking business model, under which a bank accepts deposits from savers and lends funds to borrowers. The accumulation of bank deposits and the growth of bank lending are inextricably linked. Whenever a bank grants a loan, it credits the borrower’s account with a deposit equivalent to the amount lent and borrowed. The borrower then spends the funds, which reappear elsewhere in the banking system as a deposit made by the provider of the goods or services the loan was used to pay for. Likewise, whenever a bank receives a
5. Working with offenders

5. Working with offenders  

David Canter

in Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777332
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10.1093/actrade/9780199550203.003.0005
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5. Working with offenders
Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction  

Michael Allingham

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Aug 2002
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9780191775710
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803030.001.0001
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A Very Short Introduction
Risk: A Very Short Introduction

Risk: A Very Short Introduction  

Baruch Fischhoff and John Kadvany

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May 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777714
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10.1093/actrade/9780199576203.001.0001
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A Very Short Introduction
1. Choice and desire

1. Choice and desire  

Michael Allingham

in Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2002
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9780191775710
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1. Choice and desire
8. Side effects, complications, and risks of anaesthesia

8. Side effects, complications, and risks of anaesthesia  

Aidan O’Donnell

in Anaesthesia: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777868
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10.1093/actrade/9780199584543.003.0008
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8. Side effects, complications, and risks of anaesthesia
6. Risk communication

6. Risk communication  

Baruch Fischhoff and John Kadvany

in Risk: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777714
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10.1093/actrade/9780199576203.003.0007
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9780199576203
6. Risk communication We need information in order to make sound risk decisions. Sometimes it seems to come at us from all quarters. The news media report plane crashes, oil spills, pesticides, water pollution, sports concussions, climate change, floods, droughts, mine collapses, rapes, gun violence, wars, terror, deflation, and hyperinflation. Politicians and merchants highlight risks that we should fear and that they can fix. Health and safety experts describe risks that they want us to fix, by changing how we eat, sleep, drive, exercise, or have sex. These messages reach us in the air, online, in magazines, and on shopping

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