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Critical risk research [electronic resource] : practices, politics, and ethics / Matthew Kearnes, Francisco Klauser, and Stuart Lane.

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Author/Creator:
Kearnes, Matthew.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • 1 online resource (xi, 240 p.) : ill., maps
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Pt. 1. Practices in risk research
  • pt. 2. Politics in risk research
  • pt. 3. Ethics in risk research.
Summary:
"Risk Research: Practices, Politics and Ethics offers a collection of essays, written by a wide variety of international researchers in risk research, about what it means to do risk research, and about how - and with what effects - risk research is practiced, articulated and exploited. This approach is based upon the core assumption that: to make a difference in the study of risk, we must move beyond what we usually do, challenging the core assumptions, scientific, economic and social, about how we study, frame, exploit and govern risk. Hence, through a series of essays, the book aims to challenge the current ways in which risk-problems are approached and presented, both conceptually by academics and through the framings that are encoded in the technologies and socio-political and institutional practices used to manage risk."-- Provided by publisher.
Contributor:
Klauser, Francisco Reto.
Lane, Stuart N.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Available in another form:
Print version: Kearnes, Matthew. Critical risk research. Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2012 9780470974872 (DLC) 2011047553 (OCoLC)771056512
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781119962748
1119962749
9781119962731
1119962730

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