Bijker, “American and Dutch Coastal Engineering: Differences in Risk Conception and Differences in Technological Culture”

Wiebe E. Bijker (2007) “American and Dutch Coastal Engineering: Differences in RiskConception and Differences in Technological Culture,” Social Studies of Science, 37:143–152. “How is it possible that the USA failed to keep New Orleans dry, when large parts of the Netherlands can exist below sea level? This question, with all its implicit rhetoric about the…