The social science approach to risk has matured over the past two decades with distinct paradigms developing in disciplines such as anthropology economics geography psychology and sociology social theories of risk traces the intellectual origins and histories of twelve of the established and . Theory and evidence risk and blame group and grid two features of douglass work inform the basic structure of cultural theory the first of these is a general account of the social function of individual perceptions of societal dangers. The social science approach to risk has matured over the past two decades with distinct paradigms developing in disciplines such as anthropology economics geography psychology and sociology. This article provides a critical comparative review of ulrich becks and mary douglass social theories of risk the author is particularly concerned to highlight the partiality of their favoured renditions of the social reality of risk perception in relation to the accumulated evidence of empirical research. This volume traces the development of risk theorys dominant conceptual frameworks by using leading theorists own accounts of how they formed their perspectives it examines from the vantage point of social sciences the fundamental bases and theoretical foundations of risk analysis the phenomenon
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