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  • Risk, Uncertainty and Policy

    Edited by Patrick Brown, Anna Olofsson

    Policy-making has always involved uncertainty; however the presence of unknowns has become far more conspicuous and problematic in recent times. One important way in which policy-makers have increasingly sought to deal with such uncertainty is through approaches rooted in understandings of risk.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Crowds in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from contemporary social science

    Edited by John Drury, Clifford Stott

    Crowds in the 21st Century presents the latest theory and research on crowd events and crowd behaviour from across a range of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, law, and communication studies. Whether describing the language of the crowd in protest events, measuring the ability of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Regional Risk and Security in Japan

    Whither the everyday

    By Glenn D. Hook, Ra Mason, Paul O'Shea

    Japan’s unusual position in the realm of international politics encapsulates a three-fold juxtaposition: both in and out of Asia, both occupied by and a close ally of the United States, and both a key trade partner and a strategic rival of China. Whilst international relations theory offers a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • Anthropology and Risk

    By Asa Boholm

    Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organisation studies and philosophy, this book addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. It provides an account of how interpretations of risk in…

    Paperback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political economy in transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    In recent decades, China has undergone rapid economic growth, industrialisation and urbanisation concomitant with deep and extensive structural and social change, profoundly reshaping the country’s development landscape and urban-rural relationships. This book applies livelihoods approaches to…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

    By Michael R Greenberg

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored…

    Hardback – 2014-07-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

    Putting Research into Practice

    Edited by Carina Fearnley, Emily Wilkinson, Catherine J. Tillyard, Stephen J. Edwards

    Building upon presentations given during the conference on ‘Disaster Risk Reduction for Natural Hazards: Putting Research into Practice’, held at University College London in November 2009, the articles collected in this book examine how natural hazards research is accessed and used by…

    Hardback – 2013-07-18
    Routledge

  • Measuring Vulnerability in Developing Countries

    New Analytical Approaches

    Edited by Wim Naude, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, Mark McGillivray

    In all of the major challenges facing the world currently, whether it be climate change, terrorism and conflict, or urbanization and demographic change, no progress is possible without the alleviation of poverty. New approaches in development economics have in recent years started from the premise…

    Paperback – 2013-05-30
    Routledge

  • Risk

    Second Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    Risk (second edition) is a fully revised and expanded update of a highly-cited, influential and well-known book. It reviews the three major approaches to risk in social and cultural theory, devoting a chapter to each one. These approaches were first identified and described by Deborah Lupton in the…

    Paperback – 2013-04-02
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Risk and the Law

    Edited by Gordon Woodman, Diethelm Klippel

    Natural and man-made risks have long been recognised as vital conditioning factors in the formation of social institutions and the conduct of social life. In this volume internationally recognised experts examine in detail the implications in practice of the modern concept of risk in particular…

    Paperback – 2012-06-13
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Security Games

    Surveillance and Control at Mega-Events

    Edited by Colin J. Bennett, Kevin Haggerty

    Security Games: Surveillance and Control at Mega-Events addresses the impact of mega-events – such as the Olympic Games and the World Cup – on wider practices of security and surveillance. "Mega-Events" pose peculiar and extensive security challenges. The overwhelming imperative is that "…

    Paperback – 2011-12-31
    Routledge

  • Globalization in Crisis

    Edited by Barry K. Gills

    This book analyses the present global financial and economic crisis, the most severe in nearly a century, and a wider set of multiple and converging crises with aspects and repercussions that go well beyond the current economic climate. Written by some of the world’s leading international…

    Paperback – 2011-10-11
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

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