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Books Books 1 - 7 of about 7 citing Edgework: The Sociology of Risk-taking. 

Culture and authenticity

Charles Lindholm - Fiction - 2008 - 176 pages
Authenticity is taken-for-granted as an absolute value in contemporary life. In Culture and Authenticity, Charles Lindholm calls upon anthropological case studies from ...
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Social theories of risk and uncertainty: an introduction

Jens Zinn - Social Science - 2008 - 252 pages
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. Provides an ...
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Beyond The Risk Society: Critical Reflections On Risk And Human Security

Mythen, Gabe, Walklate, Sandra - Social Science - 2006 - 254 pages
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 ...
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Gendered Risks

Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Pat O'Malley - Law - 2007 - 256 pages
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Gendered Risks

Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Pat O'Malley - Law - 2007 - 256 pages
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Governance and Regulation in Social Life: Essays in Honour of W. G. Carson

Augustine Brannigan, George Clifford Pavlich - Social Science - 2007 - 260 pages
Comprising fourteen articles by leading international contributors, including some of the most prominent socio-legal and criminological scholars working in the field, this ...
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Psychology of Decision Making in Education, Behavior, and High Risk Situations

Jeanine A. Elsworth - Psychology - 2007 - 298 pages
In a fast-moving world, the necessity of making decisions, and preferably good ones, has become even more difficult. One reason is the variety and number of choices perhaps ...
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