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  • Primer on Risk Analysisby Charles Yoe

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 68.95

    In every decision context there are things we know and things we do not know. Risk analysis uses science and the best available evidence to assess what we know?and it is intentional in the way it addresses the importance of the things we don?t know. Primer on Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty lays out the tasks of risk analysis in... more...

  • The Psychology of Appearanceby Nicola Rumsey

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 47.00

    Includes a summary and critical evaluation of research and understanding concerning the psychology of appearance; a review of the methodological challenges for researchers in this area; and, an overview of understanding of appearance-related concerns and distress in the general population and among those with acquired or congenital disfigurements. more...

  • Pursuing Trayvon Martinby George Yancy; Janine Jones

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99

    Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics explores the historical implications of the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen, Trayvon Martin, by George Zimmerman, in 2012. The book telescopes various themes that are important to a broad market, including race, masculinity, racial profiling,... more...

  • Regulating Bodiesby Professor Bryan S Turner; Bryan S. Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Bryan Turner is generally acknowledged to have been the key figure in opening up the sociological debate about the body. In this coruscating and fascinating book he shows how his thinking on the subject has developed and why sociologists must take the body seriously. more...

  • Riskby Matthias Beck; Beth Kewell

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 98.00

    Over a period of several centuries, the academic study of risk has evolved as a distinct body of thought, which continues to influence conceptual developments in fields such as economics, management, politics and sociology. However, few scholarly works have given a chronological account of cultural and intellectual trends relating to the understanding... more...

  • Risk, Vulnerability and Everyday Lifeby Iain Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    It is now sociological common sense to declare that, in everyday life, large numbers of people approach matters of work, family life, trust and friendship with 'risk' constantly in mind. This book, provides an introductory overview and critical assessment of this phenomenon. Iain Wilkinson outlines contrasting sociological theories of risk, and summarizes... more...

  • Risk Analysis and Human Behaviorby Baruch Fischhoff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    The articles collected here are foundational contributions to integrating behavioural research and risk analysis. They include seminal articles on three essential challenges. One is ensuring effective two-way communication between technical experts and the lay public, so that risk analyses address lay concerns and provide useful information to people... more...

  • Risk Governanceby Ortwin Renn

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95

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  • Risk Intelligenceby Dylan Evans

    Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 15.99

    There is a special kind of intelligence for dealing with risk and uncertainty. It doesn't correlate with IQ and most psychologists fail to spot it because it is found in such a disparate, rag-tag group of people such as weather-forecasters, professional gamblers and hedge-fund managers. This book shows just how important risk intelligence is. Many... more...

  • The Risk Society and Beyondby Barbara Adam; Ulrich Beck; Joost Van Loon

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 54.00

    Offers an introduction to the main arguments in Risk Society and develops a range of critical discussions of Ulrich Beck's thought. more...