Social theories of risk and uncertainty: an introduction
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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Risk Society and Reflexive Modernization
Governmentality and Risk
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