Risk and Everyday Life

Risk and Everyday Life

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This book examines how people respond to, experience and think about risk. The authors stress the need to take into account the cultural dimensions of risk and risk-taking and consider the influence that gender, social class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, occupation, geographical location and nationality have on our perceptions of risk... of the new Mini and there is talk of Land Rover coming down here because the Land Rover has been sold as well. ... Lack of control over this a#39;talka#39; doesna#39;t mean he is lacking local knowledge as to the reasons for this closure announcement: Rovera#39;s problems I blame, well partly down ... capital searches for more profitable sites of accumulation, then place represents the rootedness of laboura#39; (2000: 8).

Title:Risk and Everyday Life
Author:John Tulloch, Deborah Lupton
Publisher:SAGE - 2003-07-18


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