3-6 September 2007 Please find session-streams and papers below.
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- Governing the Risk Society
- Risk Perception
- Risk Discourses and the Media
- Risk, Uncertainty and Social Inequalities
- Voluntary Risk Taking
- Health, Risk and European Societies
- Biography, Risk and Uncertainty
- Terrorism, Risk and Uncertainty
- Theorizing Risk and Uncertainty
J.D. Wulfhorst:Fighting Risk, Breeding Uncertainty: The Future of Nuclear Power in Europe vs. the United States.
Nina Baur: Risk Production on Food Markets. The Case of the German Yoghurt Market.
Jean-Noël Jouzel: Can Occupational Risk Enter the Risk Society? The Case of the Glycol Ethers Controversy in France.
Mathilde Gralepois: Local risk management in town intercommunity council: Structuring intersector public policies in France.
José Manuel Mendes: Risk, Citizenship, and the Role of the State in a Globalised World.
Peter Taylor-Gooby: Welfare State Reforms and the Governance of Social Risks.
Sytze F. Kingma: The paradox of control in high-risk gambling organizations.
Henry Rothstein & Michael Huber: The Institutional Origins of Risk.
Wendy Mitchell & Caroline Glendinning: Risk, risk management and adult social care: new policies, new risks and identifying gaps in the evidence base and the potential of recent Government guidance.
Clementina Marques Cardoso: Citizenship formation, public management of risks and the welfare system: the outbreak of bird flu, government responses and Portuguese citizens working in the UK.
Aiste Balzekiene: Lay – expert nuclear risk perceptions: the case of Lithuania.
Frederic Vandermoere: Determinants of hazard perception, risk perception and risk tolerance by residents ‘exposed to’ soil pollution. The role of sustainability and the limits of expert-knowledge.
Sergi Fábregues Feijóo, Anna GarciaHom & Rachel Palmén: Risk Discourses and The Media: Framing Risk in the Case of Mobile Phone Infrastructure in Spain.
Anika Oettler: Print Media and the Construction of Violent Realities in Central America
Daniel Lord: A “Risky” Diagnosis: Unmasking the Rhetoric of the “Peak Oil” Thesis
Aaron Doyle: Four Ironies of Insurance and Social Inequality.
Susanna Öhman: Risk Perception and Risk Behaviour: The Impact of Gender and Sexual Orientation and the Mediating Role of Values and Experiences of Vulnerability
Jörgen Sparf: Personal immobility in crises – the effect of social resources
Heikki Huilaja: Education as a risk management tool for individuals in the transitional labour markets
Susan Batchelor: ‘Daein it fer the buzz’? The multiple motives and meanings of young women’s risk taking.
Lara Killick: “What choice do I have, sport is physical, injuries are going to happen”: Exploring young people’s experience of sports-related risk, pain and injury at secondary school.
Aaron Doyle & Kevin Walby: ‘Battling the Body’: Risk, Edgework, Masculinities and Tree-Planting in Canada.
Atte Oksanen: Atrocity Exhibition: Industrial Music and Politics of Shock and Risk.
Ellie Reynolds: Beyond the limits: transcending the social construction of risk.
Tim Harries: “Flooding? Cool! What fun!” – Voluntary risk-taking and natural hazard mitigation.
Lai Fong Chiu: The understanding of risk representation, and the perceptions of professionals, and lay groups on cancer and cancer screening.
Felismina Mendes: The daily management of an unwelcome inheritance.
Nanna Mik-Meyer: Managing ‘risk’ identities – Overweight and fatness in present Western society.
Antje Gimmler & Lisbeth B. Knudsen: Breast Cancer Risk-Discourse – The Problematic Alliance of Epidemiological Studies and Public Perception of Breast Cancer Risk.
Chad Briggs: Vulnerable populations and environmental health risk in post-conflict societies.
Erika Alleweldt: Friendships of young women in the risk society – consequences of modern societal living requirements.
Helga Pelizäus-Hoffmeister: The Importance of Social Networks for Biographical Certainty.
Victoria Semenova: Coping with risks in risk society’ through biographical research in Russia.
Robert Miller: ‘Matriarchy’ as a Means of Coping with the Risk of Sexual and Political Violence.
Tatiana Safonova & István Sántha:The Biography of a Buryat Shaman: Risks as Resources of Reputation for Authority among Hunters.
Peter Simmons, Nick Pidgeon & Karen Henwood: Nuclear narratives: risk, biography and place.
Lesley Murray: The negotiation of the risk landscapes on the way to school.
Gabe Mythen: Postmodern Terrorism and the ‘What if?’ Question: The Risks of Regulating the Hypothetical.
Derek McGhee: Sledgehammer? An exploration of the British Raison d’état Post 7/7
Catalin Zamfir: A Few Hypotheses about Decision under Uncertainty.
Helena Jeronimo: Trust, Uncertainties and Scientific Expertise.
Magne Aarset & Johannes Brinkmann: Truly interdisciplinary risk and insurance research.
Ole Andreas Brekke & Thorvald Sirnes: The new Insecurity – ‘Risk Society’ or ‘State of Exception’?
Irina Sosunova & Konstantin Manolache: Social-ecological conflicts as a factor of risk in Post-Soviet area (on example of Russia and Moldova).