Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
xiii, 292 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The current significance of risk / Peter Taylor-Gooby and Jens O. Zinn Risk as an interdisciplinary research area / Jens O. Zinn and Peter Taylor-Gooby The challenge of (managing) new risks / Jens O. Zinn and Peter Taylor-Gooby Crime and risk / Hazel Kemshall Risk, environment, and technology / Nick Pidgeon, Peter Simmons, and Karen Henwood Everyday life, and leisure time / John Tulloch Risk and intimate relationships / Jane Lewis and Sophie Sarre Health and risk / Andy Alaszewski Life course, youth, and old age / Sarah Vickerstaff Risk, regulation, and management / Bridget Hutter Social inequality and risk / anwen Jones, David Abbott, and Deborah Quilgars The media and risk / Emma Hughes, Jenny Kitzinger, and Graham Murdock Social and public policy : reflexive individualization and regulatory governance / Peter Taylor-Gooby.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.