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Author Mythen, Gus

Title Beyond The Risk Society : Critical Reflections On Risk And Human Security
Published New York : McGraw-Hill International (UK) Ltd., 2007
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Description 1 online resource (271 pages)
Contents Front cover; Half title; Title; Copy right; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction Thinking beyond the risk society; PART I Setting the risk agenda; Chapter 1 Sociology and risk; Chapter 2 Psychology and risk; Chapter 3 Criminology and risk; Chapter 4 Social policy and risk; PART II Embracing the risk agenda; Chapter 5 Health and risk; Chapter 6 Sexuality and risk; Chapter 7 Media and risk; Chapter 8 Environment and risk; PART III Putting risk in its place; Chapter 9 Politics and risk; Chapter 10 Work and risk; Chapter 11 Economics and risk
Chapter 12 Culture and riskChapter 13 Conclusion Towards a holistic approach to risk and human security; Index; Back cover
Summary Provides an understanding of the relevance and impact of the concept of risk in various subject areas. This work is useful for social sciences students in a range of disciplines, including sociology, criminology, cultural studies, media studies, psychology and social policy
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Form Electronic book
Author Walklate, Sandra.
ISBN 0335230083