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Understanding the Risk Society free pdf In this penetrating account of the impacts of risk on everyday life, Gabe Mythen provides a theoretically informed overview of the regulation of crime and security in a globalized world. By explicating the relationships between risk and crime, security and justice, the text applies risk to specific incidents and events, scrutinizing social processes and cultural practices, and illumining some of the central social and political issues of the modern age. Extending across a range of domains - including law, the environment, media and politics - Mythen embarks on a conceptual and critical exploration of risk theory. In doing so, his incisive text presents both a critical evaluation of the efficacy of competing perspectives on risk, and an authoritative appraisal of the place of risk within the social sciences.

About Gabriel Mythen

Gabe Mythen is Reader in Sociology at the University of Liverpool, UK.

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Author : Gabriel Mythen
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 01 May 2014
ISBN : 0230555314
EAN : 9780230555310
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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