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Risk revisited [electronic resource] / edited by Pat Caplan.

Contributor(s): Caplan, Patricia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Anthropology, culture, and society: Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (viii, 258 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781849640473 (electronic bk.); 1849640475 (electronic bk.); 0585426279 (electronic bk.); 9780585426273 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Risk -- Sociological aspects | Risk perception | Risk perception -- Cross-cultural studies | PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Risk revisited.DDC classification: 302/.12 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Risk revisited / Pat Caplan -- The politics of risk among London prostitutes / Sophie Day -- Risk and trust: unsafe sex, gender and AIDS in Tanzania / Janet Bujra -- 'Conflicting models of risk': clinical genetics and British Pakistanis / Alison Shaw -- Risk-talk: the politics of risk and its representation / Penny Vera-Sanso -- A risky cease-fire: British infantry soldiers and Northern Ireland / Paul Killworth -- The eruption of Chances Peak, Montserrat, and the narrative containment of risk / Jonathan Skinner -- 'Eating British beef with confidence': a consideration of consumers' responses to BSE in Britain / Pat Caplan -- Risk, ambiguity and the loss of control: how people with a chronic illness experience complex biomedical causal models / Simon Cohn -- Good risk, bad risk: reflexive modernisation and Amazonia / Stephen Nugent.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Risk revisited / Pat Caplan -- The politics of risk among London prostitutes / Sophie Day -- Risk and trust: unsafe sex, gender and AIDS in Tanzania / Janet Bujra -- 'Conflicting models of risk': clinical genetics and British Pakistanis / Alison Shaw -- Risk-talk: the politics of risk and its representation / Penny Vera-Sanso -- A risky cease-fire: British infantry soldiers and Northern Ireland / Paul Killworth -- The eruption of Chances Peak, Montserrat, and the narrative containment of risk / Jonathan Skinner -- 'Eating British beef with confidence': a consideration of consumers' responses to BSE in Britain / Pat Caplan -- Risk, ambiguity and the loss of control: how people with a chronic illness experience complex biomedical causal models / Simon Cohn -- Good risk, bad risk: reflexive modernisation and Amazonia / Stephen Nugent.

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