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Social theories of risk and uncertainty : an introduction

Author: Jens Zinn
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
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Written by leading experts in the field, Social Theories of Risk and Uncertainty is an introduction to mainstream theorizing on risk and uncertainty in sociology.

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Social theories of risk and uncertainty.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)654520292
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jens Zinn
ISBN: 9781405153355 1405153350 9781405153362 1405153369
OCLC Number: 174134064
Description: x, 252 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the contribution of sociology to the discourse on risk and uncertainty / Jens O. Zinn --
Risk society and reflexive modernization / Jens O. Zinn --
Governmentality and risk / Pat O'Malley --
Systems theory and risk / Klaus-Peter Japp and Isabel Kusche --
Edgework, risk, and uncertainty / Stephen Lyng --
Culture and risk / John Tulloch --
A comparison of sociological theorizing on risk and uncertainty / Jens O. Zinn.
Responsibility: edited by Jens O. Zinn.
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"This book brings together scholars working at the cutting-edge of the analysis of social theories of risk and uncertainty. It is essential reading for anyone interested in theorising risk and Read more...

 
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