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Risk and Everyday Life



Risk and Everyday Life examines how people respond to, experience and think about risk as part of their everyday lives.

Bringing together original empirical research and sociocultural theory, the authors examine how people define risk and what risks they see as affecting them, for example in relation to immigration, employment and family life. They emphasise the need to take account of the cultural dimensions of risk and risk-taking to understand how risk is experienced as part of everyday…


Risk And Everyday Life

Pub Date : 2003-07-18 | Author : John Tulloch | Publisher : SAGE

ISBN 10 : 0761947590
ISBN 13 : 9780761947592

This book examines how people respond to, experience and think about risk. The authors stress the need to take into account the cultural dimensions of risk and risk-taking and cons..


Risk Vulnerability And Everyday Life

Pub Date : 2009-09-10 | Author : Iain Wilkinson | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134197996
ISBN 13 : 1134197993

It is now sociological common sense to declare that, in everyday life, large numbers of people approach matters of work, family life, trust and friendship with 'risk' constantly in..


Crime Risk And Insecurity

Pub Date : 2012-11-12 | Author : Tim Hope | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135131166
ISBN 13 : 1135131163

This book presents new empirical and conceptual work on the questions of fear, anxiety, risk and trust - both as problems of everyday living and as key themes in the culture and po..


Risk And Everyday Life

Pub Date : 2003-07-23 | Author : John Tulloch | Publisher : SAGE

ISBN 10 : 9781446239414
ISBN 13 : 1446239411

Risk and Everyday Life examines how people respond to, experience and think about risk as part of their everyday lives. Bringing together original empirical research and sociocultu..


Risk And Everyday Life

Pub Date : 2003-07-18 | Author : John Tulloch | Publisher : SAGE

ISBN 10 : 0761947590
ISBN 13 : 9780761947592

This book examines how people respond to, experience and think about risk. The authors stress the need to take into account the cultural dimensions of risk and risk-taking and cons..


Young People Risk And Leisure

Pub Date : 2004-09-04 | Author : Wendy Mitchell | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 1403901163
ISBN 13 : 9781403901163

Social theorists have claimed that modern life, being increasingly risky and uncertain, is profoundly affecting experiences of everyday life and our sense of self. Drawing upon emp..


True Odds

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : James Walsh | Publisher : Silver Lake Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781563431142
ISBN 13 : 1563431149

Uses sixteen key issues to illustrate how risk is measured and managed and explores how perceptions of risk are formed and manipulated...


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