Uncertainty in a Complex Society
That risk communication ranks high on the policymaking agenda is beyond discussion today. The field is a point of intersection of social communication, practical management and policy making. It covers such diverse activities as to inform and educate the public about risk, and risk management in...
Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge
Series: Earthscan Reader Series
This new anthology is a comprehensive introduction to the field of risk theory. The introduction provides the ideal starting point for students and professionals new to risk studies and offers a concise refresher for researchers and practitioners. Coverage includes the origins of the 'concept of...
Published December 17th 2008 by Routledge
Risk, Power and Identity in Land Use Planning
Series: Earthscan Risk in Society
From dams to landfill sites, and power plants to radioactive waste repositories, the siting of facilities is a veritable minefield of conflicts involving industry, planners, authorities, NGOs and citizens. This penetrating volume examines risk, power and identity in contests over the siting of...
Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge