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Risk and Society

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Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social theory,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Risk perception,
  • Risk,
  • Risk assessment,
  • Sociological aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8030032M
ISBN 100761947396
ISBN 109780761947394

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