Taylor-Gooby, P.F. and Zinn, J.O. (2006) Current Directions in Risk Research: New developments in psychology and sociology. Risk Analysis , 26 (2). pp. 397-411. ISSN 0272-4332.
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This article reviews the main approaches to risk in psychology and sociology and considers recent developments. It shows that research continues from a wide range of perspectives. Some developments in psychological thinking have recently acknowledged the importance of the cultural framing of risk perceptions and responses and the positive power of emotions to manage uncertainties, while some streams of work in sociology have moved toward more individualist approaches. These converging processes open opportunities for cross-fertilization and for using insights from both disciplines in the development of research.
|Projects:|| Social Contexts and Responses to Risk|
|Uncontrolled keywords:||linkages; new developments; psychology; risk theories; sociology|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Social Policy|
|Depositing User:||Peter Taylor-Gooby|
|Date Deposited:||08 Sep 2008 12:38|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 14:16|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/4650 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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