First published in 1992, this volume follows on from the programme for studying risk and blame that was implied in Purity and Danger. In the first half of the book, Douglas argues that the study of risk needs a systematic framework of political and cultural comparison. In the latter half she examines questions in cultural theory. Through the 11 essays contained in Risk and Blame, Douglas argues that the prominence of risk discourse will force upon the social sciences a programme of rethinking and consolidation that will ...

Risk and Blame 2002, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415291156

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