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ISA Thematic Group co-ordinator and co-organiser: Jens Zinn, [email protected]


Program

TG04 Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty

 


Wednesday, August 1, 2012


9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Risk and Health/Illness. Part I

Session Organizers: Patrick BROWN and Martyn CHAMBERLAIN Chair: Patrick BROWN

Mentally disordered offenders subject to conditional discharge: Their views of risk assessment and management procedures (Oral Presentation)

Published in Health, Risk & Society: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13698575.2012.720965

Jeremy DIXON, University of the West of England, United Kingdom

We are the canary in a coal mine – Establishing a disease category and a new health risk (Oral Presentation)

Bert DE GRAAFF, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Christian BRöER, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Health, risk and internet (Oral Presentation) (Presentation slides)

Helena GARBIN, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública – ENSP/FIOCRUZ, Brazil; Cristina GUILAM, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública – ENSP/FIOCRUZ, Brazil; André PEREIRA NETO, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública – ENSP/FIOCRUZ, Brazil

Risk and dementia (Oral Presentation)

Jo MORIARTY, King’s College London, United Kingdom; Jill MANTHORPE, King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Risk and Health/Illness. Part II

Session Organizers: Martyn CHAMBERLAIN and Patrick BROWN Chair: Martyn CHAMBERLAIN

Risk and uncertainty in Portuguese long-term care: An exploratory study (Oral Presentation)

Maria Vitória MOURãO, Centre for Public Administration and Public Policies (CAPP) School of Social and Political Sciences (ISCSP) Technical University of Lisbon (UTL), Portugal; Jorge Lopes da COSTA, Centre for Public Administration and Public Policies (CAPP) School of Social and Political Sciences (ISCSP) Technical University of Lisbon (UTL), Portugal

Risk, ritual and health responsibilisation: Japan’s ‘safety blanket’ of surgical face mask wearing (Oral Presentation)

Adam BURGESS, University of Kent, United Kingdom

Situación alimentaria en niños pobres: La problemática de la inequidad alimentaria desde la perspectiva del riesgo (Oral Presentation)

Stella PéREZ, Departamento de Economía- UNS, Argentina

Risk as knowledge or knowledge as risk? Parental perceptions and coping with newborns medically defined “at high risk” (Oral Presentation)

Hagit PERES, Ashkelon College, Ben Gurion University, Israel

 

12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Risk, Biography and Everyday Life. Part I

Session Organizer: Marian BURCHARDT Chair: Marian BURCHARDT

When drug journeys and life journeys collide: Biographies of risk and pleasure (Oral Presentation)

Lisa WILLIAMS, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Professional women, integration work and risk management in contemporary Chile (Oral Presentation)

Ana CARDENAS TOMAZIC, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile

When social risk became individual. Biographies made during December 2001 in Argentina (Oral Presentation)

Lorena POBLETE, CONICET-IDES, Argentina

 

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Risk, Biography and Everyday Life. Part II

Session Organizer: Marian BURCHARDT Chair: Marian BURCHARDT

Constructing the self-responsible welfare recipient by law – biographies and everyday life after the German welfare reform (Oral Presentation)

Andreas HIRSELAND, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, Germany

Percepciones sobre la movilidad social y la planificación de trayectorias: Un enfoque biográfico sobre las incertidumbres al interior del hogar. Argentina. 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Jesica PLA, CONICET UBA, Argentina

Subjetividad y transformaciones sociales: Universitarios en épocas de cambio (Oral Presentation)

Marisa IACOBELLIS, Universidad de Buenos Aires-Ciclo Basico Comun, Argentina; Sara LIFSZYC, Universidad de Buenos-Ciclo Basico Comun , Argentina

The telling of disaster, from monologue to dialogue (Distributed Paper)

Steve KROLL-SMITH, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA; Vern BAXTER, University of New Orleans, USA; Pamela JENKINS, University of New Orleans, USA

 


Thursday, August 2, 2012


9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Voluntary Risk Taking and Edgework

Session Organizer: Steven LYNG Chair: Steven LYNG

Towards an interdisciplinary understanding of voluntary risk taking (Oral Presentation)

Jens O. ZINN, University of Melbourne, Australia

Corps-machines dans le jeu du vertige-contrôle: Les jeunes et les courses de voitures et des motos (Oral Presentation)

Leila JEOLAS, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil; Hagen KORDES, Münster Universität, Germany

The IT managers’ voluntary risk taking and the new capitalism’s justificatory system (Oral Presentation)

Thays MOSSI, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Minorities, high-risk behavior, and social resistance (Oral Presentation)

Roni FACTOR, University of Haifa, Israel

 

10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Risk, Human Rights and Global Justice

Session Organizers: Edward SIEH and Jens O. ZINN Chair: Edward SIEH

Human rights and the idea of risk

Lucia Maria BRITO DE OLIVEIRA, University of Brasilia, Brazil

The threat of neoliberalism to the human right of a balanced environment: The case of the Brazilian Amazon forest and climate change

Vanessa COSTA, Escola Nacional de Ciências Estatísticas, Brazil

The world social forum and the struggle for new political paradigms

Bruno MüLLER, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Human rights and media: An authoritative historical construction

Thuanny RIBEIRO, lucia de fatima clemente ribeiro, Brazil; Niedja LIMA, Bernadete lima, Brazil

Constitutional courts and the instrumentalization of legitimacy

Henrique RANGEL, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro / Faculdade Nacional de Direito, Brazil; Carlos BOLONHA, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro / Faculdade Nacional de Direito, Brazil; Maíra ALMEIDA, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro / Programa de Pós-Graduação em Direito, Brazil

The perception of the discourse of the (human) rights of the Turkish Left

Onder GUNES, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

 

12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Theoretical Developments on Risk, Uncertainty and Related Concepts. Part I

Session Organizer: Jens O. ZINN Chair: Natalia BESEDOVSKY

Evaluative statebuilding, comparisons by liberal standards and forms of resistance (Oral Presentation)

Klaus Peter JAPP, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Risk and resilience: Optimism and social (dis)order (Oral Presentation)

Peter ROGERS, Macquarie University, Australia

Calamity and Apology : “We are sorry that we made correct risk analysis” (Oral Presentation)

Marko AHTEENSUU, University of Turku, Finland

Entre la sociedad industrial y la sociedad del riesgo: El reto teórico de la sociología latinoamericana (Distributed Paper)

Willy SOTO, Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica

 

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Theoretical Developments on Risk, Uncertainty and Related Concepts. Part II

Session Organizer: Jens O. ZINN Chair: Klaus Peter JAPP

Self-help reading : A social ritual of coping with risk in everyday life (Oral Presentation)

Nicolas MARQUIS, Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis, Belgium

Material-semiotics and the sociology of risk: A tale of two cities or an entanglement of sorts? (Oral Presentation)

Nicholas B. DE WEYDENTHAL, University of Melbourne, Australia; Dean PIERIDES, University of Melbourne, Australia

The distinction between risk and uncertainty among credit rating analysts (Oral Presentation)

Natalia BESEDOVSKY, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

 

4:15 PM-5:45 PM

TG04 Business Meeting

 


Friday, August 3, 2012


9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Governing the Risk Society. Part I

Session Organizers: Marian BURCHARDT and Jens O. ZINN Chair: Manuel CAVIA

Sea risk and refuge areas. Analysis of the governance process and public participation in the decision of the refuge areas in Spain (Oral Presentation)  PRESENTATION CANCELLED

Elvira SANTIAGO, A Coruña University, Spain

Risk governance: A need to cope with risks of environmental and climate change in Brazil (Oral Presentation)

Gabriela DI GIULIO, Environmental Studies Center (NEPAM) – University of Campinas, Brazil

Redefining pentagon of capital assets : A case of conflict affected female-headed households in Nepal (Oral Presentation)

Chiranjibi RIJAL, Freelancer, Nepal; Hom Nath GARTAULA, Wageningen University , Netherlands

The power of critic: Social risks and corporate social responsibility (Oral Presentation)

Raquel PINTO, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Governing the Risk Society. Part II

Session Organizers: Marian BURCHARDT and Jens O. ZINN Chair: Chiranjibi RIJAL

Lineamientos empresariales en la sociedad del riesgo (Oral Presentation)

Manuel CAVIA, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina; Noemí Adriana GIGENA, Universidad Nacional de Entre Ríos, Argentina

Sociedad del riesgo y representación política: Nuevos sujetos, nuevos problemas (Distributed Paper)

Nidia Irene BURSTEIN, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina

Riesgos, desastres y procesos electorales en México

Alejandra TOSCANA, universidad autonoma metropolitana, Mexico; Liliana LOPEZ-LEVI, universidad autonoma metropolitana, Mexico

Gran minería y riesgo en la provincia de San Juan, Argentina

María HENRíQUEZ, Universidad Nacional de San Juan, Argentina; Graciela NOZICA, Universidad Nacional de San Juan, Argentina; Elena TABER, Universidad Nacional de San Juan, Argentina

 

12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Risk Discourse and the Media. Part I

Session Organizer: Jens O. ZINN Chair: Leonardas RINKEVICIUS

Framing risk: Contention or legitimation? (Oral Presentation)

Renata MOTTA, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Sustaining the bee gees in Lithuania: Exploring social controversies and media impact on public discourses concerning organic foods and GMOs in rural communities (Oral Presentation)

Leonardas RINKEVICIUS, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania

Public communication of science and the nuclear debate in Brazil: The risk communication links between public and government (Oral Presentation)

Ana Paula CAMELO, State University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Brazil; Marko S. A. MONTEIRO, State University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Brazil

 

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Risk Discourse and the Media. Part II

Session Organizer: Jens O. ZINN Chair: Leonardas RINKEVICIUS

Risk communication strategies, perceptions and attitudes to risks: A Brazilian case study (Oral Presentation)

Gabriela DI GIULIO, Environmental Studies Center (NEPAM) – University of Campinas, Brazil; José Eduardo VIGLIO, University of Campinas, Brazil

Media, risk and absence of blame for ‘acts of god’: Attenuation of the European volcanic ash cloud of 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Adam BURGESS, University of Kent, United Kingdom

‘Affective political articulation’: A new approach to examining the role of the media in the construction of infectious disease risk(s) (Oral Presentation)

Jed HORNER, University of New South Wales, Australia

 


Saturday, August 4, 2012


9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Social Policy, Work and Risk

Session Organizers: Peter TAYLOR-GOOBY

Is retirement income at risk? A study of economic conditions amongst ethnic groups in the UK (Oral Presentation)

Roberta ADAMI, Westminster Business School, United Kingdom; Orla GOUGH, Westminster Business School, United Kingdom

Different styles in managing risks in the world of work: A comparative study of occupational careers in Latin America (Oral Presentation)

Fiorella MANCINI, UNAM, Mexico

The dismantling of family policy Keynesianism (Oral Presentation)

Åsa LUNDQVIST, Senior Lecturer, Sweden

After the financial crisis – Towards a ‘Melbournian approach’ to social policy (Oral Presentation)

Jens O. ZINN, University of Melbourne, Australia

 

10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Risk, Crime and New Technologies

Session Organizer: Gabe MYTHEN

Contesting counter-terrorism regulation: Identity, resilience and resistance amongst young British Pakistanis (Oral Presentation)

Gabe MYTHEN, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Constructing the “enemies within”: Muslim youth and the racial politics of Canada’s ‘home grown’ war on terror (Oral Presentation)

Jasmin ZINE, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

‘Sexting’ and young people: Risk, anxiety and law (Oral Presentation)

Murray LEE, University of Sydney, Australia; Thomas CROFTS, University of Sydney, Australia

Tracking risk: GPS electronic monitoring and the production of risk knowledge in different cultural contexts (Oral Presentation)

Heather ROLLWAGEN, Ryerson University, Canada; Erin GIBBS VAN BRUNSCHOT, University of Calgary, Canada

Youth in Britain: 99 problems but the gang ain’t one (Oral Presentation)

Robert RALPHS, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

 

12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Risk and the Sociology of Youth. Part I

Session Organizer: Dan WOODMAN Chair: Dan WOODMAN

Jóvenes, consumo de realities y aprendizajes éticos: La recepción de big brother en adolescentes mujeres y varones de distintos sectores sociales (Oral Presentation)

Hugo LEWIN, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Growing up in the world risk society (Oral Presentation)

Timo HARRIKARI, University of Helsinki, Finland

Deconstructing deviance and risk abroad: Ethnographic encounters with British holidaymakers (Oral Presentation)

This presentation is excluded from the program. A recorded version can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydB7tzYAfMo&feature=youtu.be

Daniel BRIGGS, Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice, United Kingdom

Ambivalence and distinction in young people’s perceptions of risk (Oral Presentation)

Steve THREADGOLD, University of Newcastle, Australia

Risky or resilient? Moving towards an understanding of multiplicity and difference in youth experience(s) through a conceptual framework of ‘resistance’ (Oral Presentation)

Ranmalie JAYASINHA, University of New South Wales, Australia; Joanne TRAVAGLIA, University of New South Wales, Australia

 

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Risk and the Sociology of Youth. Part II

Session Organizer: Dan WOODMAN Chair: Timo HARRIKARI

The risk of inaction: Correlating bullying with youth suicide across nations (Oral Presentation)

Bradley POWELL, Case Western Reserve University, USA

La juventud y el tercer sector: El reto de entrar en el mercado de trabajo (Oral Presentation)

Elaine PASSOS, POLÍCIA MILITAR DO ESTADO DO RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil

Governing drug use among young people: Crime, harm and contemporary drug practices (Oral Presentation)

Margaret PEREIRA, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Perceptions of violence and youth (Oral Presentation)

Andreia CIDADE MARINHO, Maria de Lourdes Cidade Marinho, Brazil