Risk Products

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that CTE poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most well-established sports. But…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health and the U.S. Federal System

    Sustainably Managing Health Hazards, 1st Edition

    By Michael R Greenberg, Dona Schneider

    This book explains how the U.S. federal system manages environmental health issues, with a unique focus on risk management and human health outcomes.  Building on a generic approach for understanding human health risk, this book shows how federalism has evolved in response to environmental health…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Routledge Handbook of Risk Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Burgess, Alberto Alemanno, Jens Zinn

    It is over 40 years since we began to reflect upon risk in a more social than technological and economic fashion, firstly making sense of the gap between expert and public assessment of risks, such as to our health and environment. With fixed certainties of the past eroded and the technological…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Youth and the Politics of the Present (Open Access)

    Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enzo Colombo, Paola Rebughini

    Youth and the Politics of the Present presents a range of topical sociological investigations into various aspects of the everyday practices of young adults in different European contexts. Indeed, this volume provides an original and provocative investigation of various current central issues…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Brown

    Setting out to challenge various common assumptions in risk research, this collection explores how uncertainty is handled in a range of social contexts across the globe. Social science research often emphasises the salience of risk and uncertainty for grasping the dynamics of late-modern societies,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Social Science of the Syringe

    A Sociology of Injecting Drug Use, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Vitellone

    This book addresses the history of harm reduction. It evaluates the consequences and constraints, stakes and costs of the policy of needle exchange for the purposes of harm prevention and health research. Vitellone situates the syringe at the centre of empirical research and theoretical analysis,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds

    1st Edition

    By Fay Dennis

    Drug use is widely understood in terms of its subjects, substances and settings. But what happens when these distinctions start to blur? Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds moves away from a hierarchical conceptualisation of drug use based on its subjects and their objects, offering unique…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Routledge Handbook on Deviance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen E. Brown, Ophir Sefiha

    The Routledge Handbook on Deviance brings together original contributions on deviance, with a focus on new, emerging, and hidden forms of deviant behavior. The editors have curated a comprehensive collection highlighting the relativity of deviance, with chapters exploring the deviant behaviors…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Moral Responsibility and Risk in Society

    Examples from Emerging Technologies, Public Health and Environment, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist

    Risks, including health and technological, attract a lot of attention in modern societies, from individuals as well as policy-makers. Human beings have always had to deal with dangers, but contemporary societies conceptualise these dangers as risks, indicating that they are to some extent…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Global Patient Safety

    Law, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tingle, Clayton Ó Néill, Morgan Shimwell

    This book explores patient safety themes in developed, developing and transitioning countries. A foundation premise is the concept of ‘reverse innovation’ as mutual learning from the chapters challenges traditional assumptions about the construction and location of knowledge. This edited collection…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions

    Law, Medicine and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter

    Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis of the flesh-and-blood impacts of the securitization of health on different bodies,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

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