Risk In Social Science

Paperback | October 18, 2006

EditorPeter Taylor-Gooby, Jens O. Zinn

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This book is designed as an introduction to recent social science work on risk and is intended primarily for students in sociology, social psychology, and psychology, although it will also be useful for those studying political science, government, public policy, and economics. It is written by leading experts actively involved in research in the field.

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This book is designed as an introduction to recent social science work on risk and is intended primarily for students in sociology, social psychology, and psychology, although it will also be useful for those studying political science, government, public policy, and economics. It is written by leading experts actively involved in rese...

Peter Taylor-Gooby is at Professor of Social Policy, University of Kent. Jens O. Zinn is at Research Fellow, University of Kent.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.67 inPublished:October 18, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199285969

ISBN - 13:9780199285969

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Table of Contents

1. Peter Taylor-Gooby and Jens O. Zinn: The Current Significance of Riske2. Jens O. Zinn and Peter Taylor-Gooby: Risk as an Interdisciplinary Research Area3. Jens O. Zinn and Peter Taylor-Gooby: The Challenge of (Managing) New Risks4. Hazel Kemshall: Crime and Risk5. Nick Pidgeon, Peter Simmons, and Karen Henwood: Risk, Environment, and Technology6. John Tulloch: Everyday Life and Leisure Time7. Jane Lewis and Sophie Sarre: Risk and Intimate Relationships8. Andy Alaszewski: Health and Risk9. Sarah Vickerstaff: Life Course, Youth, and Old Age10. Bridget Hutter: Risk, Regulation, and Management11. Anwen Jones, David Abbott, and Deborah Quilgars: Social Inequality and Risk12. Emma Hughes, Jenny Kitzinger and Graham Murdock: The Media and Risk13. Peter Taylor-Gooby: Social and Public Policy