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Culture of fear : risk-taking and the morality of low expectation

Author: Frank Furedi
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Fear has become a part of life. But compared to the past, or the developing world, people in contemporary societies enjoy an unprecedented level of personal saftey. This title argues the greater  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Furedi
ISBN: 0826476163 9780826476166
OCLC Number: 60368074
Notes: Previous edition: London: Cassell, 1997. This ed. originally published: 2003.
Description: xviii, 205 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface (completely new); Introduction (completely new); 1. The Explosion of Risks (updated); 2. Why Do We Panic? 3. The Culture of Abuse; 4. A World of Risky Strangers; 5. Who Can You Trust; 6. The New Etiquette; 7. Conclusions -- The Politics of Fear (completely new); Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Frank Furedi.

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