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  1. Risk, Vulnerability and Everyday Life

    By Iain Wilkinson

    Series: The New Sociology

    It is now sociological common sense to declare that, in everyday life, large numbers of people approach matters of work, family life, trust and friendship with 'risk' constantly in mind. This book, provides an introductory overview and critical assessment of this phenomenon. Iain Wilkinson outlines...

    Published July 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Health, Risk and Vulnerability

    Edited by Alan Petersen, Iain Wilkinson

    The concept of risk is one of the most suggestive terms for evoking the cultural character of our times and for defining the purpose of social research. Risk attitudes and behaviours are understood to comprise the dominant experience of culture, politics and society in our times. Health, Risk and...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Anxiety in a 'Risk' Society

    By Iain Wilkinson

    Few would dispute that we are living at a time of high anxiety and uncertainty in which many of us will experience a crisis of identity at some point or another. At the same time, news media provide us with a daily catalogue of disasters from around the globe to remind us that we inhabit a world of...

    Published April 11th 2001 by Routledge

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