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The Resource Risk : an introduction, Jakob Arnoldi

Risk : an introduction, Jakob Arnoldi

Label
Risk : an introduction
Title
Risk
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
Jakob Arnoldi
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book gives a comprehensive yet easily accessible introduction to risk and uncertainty as they have been analysed in sociology and related social sciences. The book draws extensively on the wide array of contemporary social theories of risk and relates these to the many and diverse areas in contemporary society where risk plays an important role. It will be an invaluable for both students and researchers interested in risk in relation to politics, the environment, health, media, science and technology and finance. Written in a clear and accessible language, the book gives a balanced account of the many theoretical approaches taken to the diverse phenomenon of risk, using concrete examples to illustrate abstract points. The book highlights some key themes such as uncertainty and individual responsibility which emerge as common to different theories and fields of study. The book is perfectly suited as an introduction for new students in sociology, political science, anthropology, media studies and health studies. -- Publisher description from http://www.polity.co.uk (Oct. 3, 2011)
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arnoldi, Jakob
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Key concepts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Risk
  • Uncertainty
  • Risk perception
  • Technology
  • Science
Label
Risk : an introduction, Jakob Arnoldi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [190]-203) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Risk, politics, and government
  • The
  • possibility of Hume : a brief genealogy of the concept of risk
  • Theories about risk
  • Risk, technology, and nature
  • Risk, knowledge, and uncertainty
  • Risk and culture
  • Risk and the mass media
  • Risky futures : pleasure and capitalism
Control code
ocn291391552
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vii, 215 p.
Isbn
9780745640990
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Law pack 1 bib class not law
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Risk : an introduction, Jakob Arnoldi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [190]-203) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Risk, politics, and government
  • The
  • possibility of Hume : a brief genealogy of the concept of risk
  • Theories about risk
  • Risk, technology, and nature
  • Risk, knowledge, and uncertainty
  • Risk and culture
  • Risk and the mass media
  • Risky futures : pleasure and capitalism
Control code
ocn291391552
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vii, 215 p.
Isbn
9780745640990
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Law pack 1 bib class not law
Other physical details
ill.

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