Waiting to Happen: The Sociology of Unexpected Injuries

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The study of unexpected injuries widely known as accidents provides some fascinating insights into human nature: it seems we have multiple strategies for depicting these events as unavoidable, inevitable, acceptable, normal, and even at times mysterious and unfathomable. However, a careful look at health, safety, and injury prevention research tells a very different story. Casting an experienced sociological eye on the circumstances surrounding unexpected injuries, Lorne Tepperman and Nicole Meredith consider the social ...

Waiting to Happen: The Sociology of Unexpected Injuries 2015, Oxford University Press, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780199012060

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