Beyond The Risk Society: Critical Reflections On Risk And Human Security

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Aug 1, 2006 - Social Science - 254 pages
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Bringing together cutting edge academics and researchers, Beyond the Risk Society provides an understanding of the relevance and impact of the concept of risk in various subject areas. Contributions by domain experts critically evaluate the way in which theoretical risk perspectives have influenced their fields of interest, offering the opportunity to reflect upon the problems and possibilities for future work on risk.

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About the author (2006)

Dr.Gabe Mythen is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Liverpool whose recent publications include Ulrich: A Critical Introduction to the Risk Society (2004) and a range of articles on risk, security and GM foods.

Professor Sandra Walklate is Eleanor Rathbone Chair of Sociology at Liverpool University whose recent publications include Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice 2nd edition (2004) and a range of articles on criminal victimisation. They are both working together on research concerned with the impact of terrorism on people's everyday lives.

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