Risk and Sociocultural Theory

New Directions and Perspectives

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This 1999 book presents exciting perspectives on risk combining empirical analyses with metatheoretical critiques from leading social scientists.

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Introduction: risk and sociocultural theory Deborah Lupton; 1. Postmodern reflections on 'risk','hazards' and life choices Nick Fox; 2. Fear of crime and the media: sociocultural theories of risk John Tulloch; 3. Risk and the ontology of pregnant embodiment Deborah Lupton; 4. Risk anxiety and the social construction of childhood Stevi Jackson and Sue Scott; 5. Constructing an endangered nation: risk, race and rationality in Australia's native title debate Eva Mackey; 6. Risk, calculabel and incalculable Mitchell Dean; 7. Ordering risks Stephen Crook.