Charles B. Perrow
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Charles Perrow is an organizational theorist and the author of such books as The Next Catastrophe: Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters(2007);The Radical Attack on Business (1972); Normal Accidents: Living with High Risk Technologies(1984; revised, 1999); The AIDS Disaster: The Failure of Organizations in New York and the Nation (1990) with Mauro Guillen; and Organizing America: Wealth, Power, and the Origins of American Capitalism (2002).

Perrow is past Vice President of the Eastern Sociological Society; a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavorial Sciences (1981-2, 1999); Fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science; Resident Scholar, Russell Sage Foundation, 1990-91; Fellow, Shelly Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, 1995-96; Visitor, Institute for Advanced Studies, 1995-96, Princeton University; former member of the Committee on Human Factors, National Academy of Sciences, of the Sociology Panel of the National Science Foundation, and of the editorial boards of several journals.


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flag The Next Catastrophe: Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters
as author at  MIT World Series: Arthur Miller Lecture on Science and Ethics,
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