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Dan Bouk, "How Our Days Became Numbered: Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual"

Dan Bouk, "How Our Days Became Numbered: Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual"

Dan BoukView on AmazonWho made life risky? In his dynamic new book, How Our Days Became Numbered: Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual (University of Chicago Press, 2015), historian Dan Bouk argues that starting in the late nineteenth century, the life-insurance industry embedded risk-making within American society and American psyches. Bouk is assistant professor […]

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