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Edgework : the Sociology of Risk-Taking.

Author: Stephen Lyng
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book will introduce the reader to the world of voluntary risk-taking, investigating the seductive nature of pursuing peril and teasing out boundaries between legal and criminal behavior.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Lyng
ISBN: 9780203005293 0203005295
OCLC Number: 437062876
Description: 1 online resource (314 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; Edgework and the Risk-Taking Experience; Sociology at the Edge: Social Theory and Voluntary Risk Taking; Edgework: A Subjective and Structural Model of Negotiating Boundaries; The Only Possible Adventure: Edgework and Anarchy; Edgework and the Aesthetic Paradigm: Resonances and High Hopes; Gender and Emotion Management in the Stages of Edgework; Adolescents on the Edge: The Sensual Side of Delinquency; Adventure Without Risk Is Like Disneyland; Financial Edgework: Trading in Market Currents. Edgework and Insurance in Risk Societies: Some Notes on Victorian Lawyers and MountaineersOn the Edge: Drugs and the Consumption of Risk in Late Modernity; Intellectual Risk Taking, Organizations, and Academic Freedom and Tenure; Doing Terrorism Research in the Dark Ages: Confessions of a Bottom Dog; Index.

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This book will introduce the reader to the world of voluntary risk-taking, investigating the seductive nature of pursuing peril and teasing out boundaries between legal and criminal behavior.

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