Crucial sites and research orientations: exploring the communication of risk

Christopher N. Candlin, Jonathan Crichton, Arthur S. Firkins

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    Issues of risk are foundational to people’s lives in contemporary societies, a fact sharply highlighted by the recent history of practices associated with the financial markets, science and technology, workplace health and safety, environmental policy and biosecurity, law enforcement and criminal justice. Exploring such issues is central to our understanding of how professional practice impacts on human relationships in contemporary social life.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCommunicating risk
    EditorsJonathan Crichton, Christopher N. Candlin, Arthur S. Firkins
    Place of PublicationHoundmills, Basingstoke
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Print)9781349556595
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

    Publication series

    NamePalgrave studies in professional and organizational discourse
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan


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