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English - 224 pages - ISBN-10: 0745640982 - ISBN-13: 9780745640983

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This book gives a comprehensive yet easily accessible introductionto risk and uncertainty as they have been analysed in sociology andrelated social sciences. The book draws extensively on the widearray of contemporary social theories of risk and relates these tothe many and diverse areas in contemporary society where risk playsan important role. It will be an invaluable for both students andresearchers interested in risk in relation to politics, theenvironment, health, media, science and technology and finance. Written in a clear and accessible language, the book gives abalanced account of the many theoretical approaches taken to thediverse phenomenon of risk, using concrete examples to illustrateabstract points. The book highlights some key themes such asuncertainty and individual responsibility which emerge as common todifferent theories and fields of study. The book is perfectlysuited as an introduction for new students in sociology, politicalscience, anthropology, media studies and health studies.

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Ethan Ivan

This is one of the best books that I have read so far in my life. You won't be disappointed.

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Ben Ivan

Enjoyed the whole book can't wait to read the whole series.

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