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Title Risk revisited / edited by Pat Caplan.

Published London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2000.


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Physical description 1 online resource (viii, 258 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Series Anthropology, culture, and society.
Anthropology, culture, and society.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Risk revisited / Pat Caplan -- The politics of risk among London prostitutes / Sophie Day -- Risk and trust: unsafe sex, gender and AIDS in Tanzania / Janet Bujra -- 'Conflicting models of risk': clinical genetics and British Pakistanis / Alison Shaw -- Risk-talk: the politics of risk and its representation / Penny Vera-Sanso -- A risky cease-fire: British infantry soldiers and Northern Ireland / Paul Killworth -- The eruption of Chances Peak, Montserrat, and the narrative containment of risk / Jonathan Skinner -- 'Eating British beef with confidence': a consideration of consumers' responses to BSE in Britain / Pat Caplan -- Risk, ambiguity and the loss of control: how people with a chronic illness experience complex biomedical causal models / Simon Cohn -- Good risk, bad risk: reflexive modernisation and Amazonia / Stephen Nugent.
Other author Caplan, Patricia.
JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Risk -- Sociological aspects.
Risk perception.
Risk perception -- Cross-cultural studies.
Electronic books.
Cross-cultural studies.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781849640473