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What Are Risk Regulation Regimes? Why Do They Matter?

Christopher Hood, Henry Rothstein, and Robert Baldwin

in The Government of Risk: Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243631
eISBN:
9780191599507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243638.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Advances the thesis that neither single case study nor macroscopic Risk Society perspectives on risk and its management can account for variety amongst risk regulation regimes. Instead, a meso‐level ... More


Nine Risk Regulation Regimes Compared

Christopher Hood, Henry Rothstein, and Robert Baldwin

in The Government of Risk: Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243631
eISBN:
9780191599507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243638.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Uses the analytic framework developed in Ch. 2 to compare nine different risk regulation regimes, bringing out their similarities and differences. Those risks include attacks by dangerous dogs ... More


Ecological Modernization, Risk Society, and the Green State

John S. Dryzek, David Downes, Christian Hunold, David Schlosberg, and Hans‐Kristian Hernes

in Green States and Social Movements: Environmentalism in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and Norway

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249022
eISBN:
9780191599095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249024.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecological modernization now suggests that environmental values can be attached to the state's core economic imperative, while Ulrich Beck's risk society thesis suggests an environmental attachment ... More


Risk and Risk Regulation

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter offers a general discussion on risk and methods of its regulation. After a brief review of different definitions of risk, including technical and psychological perspectives, it briefly ... More


The Politics of Environmental Discourse: Ecological Modernization and the Policy Process

Maarten A. Hajer

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293330
eISBN:
9780191599408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829333X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The book identifies the emergence and increasing political importance of ‘ecological modernization’ as a new language in environmental politics. In this conceptual language, environmental management ... More


The New Environmental Conflict

Maarten A. Hajer

in The Politics of Environmental Discourse: Ecological Modernization and the Policy Process

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293330
eISBN:
9780191599408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829333X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Discusses the character of the modern environmental conflict. As the existence of environmental degradation is now commonly accepted, the conflict has become ‘discursive’: it is not about a ... More


Regulating for the safer doctor in the risk society: is the process the punishment?

John Martyn Chamberlain

in Medical Regulation, Fitness To Practice and Revalidation: A critical introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447325444
eISBN:
9781447325543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325444.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In light of previous chapters, the final chapter outlines how recent developments in the regulation of doctors are a result of the fluctuating social conditions associated with the emergence of the ... More


Conceptual Footings of Risk and Governance

Thomas D. Beamish

in Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Chapter 1 explains the theoretical backdrop and analytical framework that organize the book’s analysis. The chapter begins by outlining contemporary conditions in risk society where societal ... More


Introduction

Betsy Thom, Rosemary Sales, and Jenny J. Pearce

in Growing up with risk

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the contested nature of policy and practice concerned with the identification and management of risk in the lives ... More


Child Protection in an Age of Uncertainty: Germany’s Response

Reinhart Wolff, Kay Biesel, and Stefan Heinitz

in Child Protection Systems: International Trends and Orientations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793358
eISBN:
9780199895137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793358.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The phase of a non-punitive and particapatory opening of the child and family welfare system in the 1960s and 1970s resulted in a new legislation for the German system in 1990. Today, the German ... More


European Population: Interpretations and Anxieties

Jay Winter and Michael Teitelbaum

in The Global Spread of Fertility Decline: Population, Fear, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139068
eISBN:
9780300195323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139068.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the theory of Ulrich Beck, which is related to what he has termed the “risk society.” Beck rejects both the Marxist model that capitalism is doomed to collapse and ideas ... More


Conclusion: The Civic Politics of Risk

Thomas D. Beamish

in Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The Conclusion provides a synoptic comparative account of the book’s findings, arguments, and conclusions. The focus is what an analysis of local civics politics lends to an understanding of risk ... More


Placing the individual ‘at the forefront’: Beck and individual approaches in activation

Håkan Johansson

in Making it personal: Individualising activation services in the EU

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347978
eISBN:
9781447302735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347978.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter looks at Ulrich Beck's theory of risk society. This theory is noted to have inspired a lot of social policy scholars in analysing the erosion of the foundations of ‘traditional’ welfare ... More


The novel as therapy: Ministrations of voice in an age of risk: Lecture on the Novel in English Read 15 May 2014

Patricia Waugh

in British Academy Lectures 2014-15

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780197265987
eISBN:
9780191772054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265987.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Examining relations between ‘therapy culture’ and the ‘risk society’, this essay suggests that the novel developed to offer a powerful workout for the kinds of socio-cognitive capacities and ... More


The Risky Business of Life

Barbara Katz Rothman

in A Bun in the Oven: How the Food and Birth Movements Resist Industrialization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479855308
eISBN:
9781479846023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855308.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores the relationship between “risk society” and both the food and the birth movements. The risks of industrialized food, the obesity epidemic, food-borne illnesses, and the image of ... More


Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Thomas D. Beamish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The anthrax attacks of 2001 provoked deep concern and urgency among U.S. security elites regarding bioterrorism. Coming after 9/11 and followed by the successive menace of West Nile virus, SARS, ... More


Theories of care as a challenge to Weberian paradigms in social science

Joan C. Tronto

in Care Ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716341
eISBN:
9780191784941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716341.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter makes a large claim for theories of care: they now need to show how they offer a different analysis of social reality from more mainstream approaches in social science. The Weberian ... More


Sanctuaries Inviolate

David G. Havlick

in Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226547541
eISBN:
9780226547688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547688.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

One way to understand military-to-wildlife transitions is through the framework of Risk Society offered by sociologist Ulrich Beck. Beck outlines the risks assumed by aging industrial societies and ... More


Re-imagining child protection: Towards humane social work with families

Brid Featherstone, Sue White, and Kate Morris

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308027
eISBN:
9781447312000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308027.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book draws from moral philosophy, social policy, the humanities, sociology, systems theory,psycho-social studies and the authors’ research on systems and the lived experiences of those involved ... More


Science, Media, Risk Politics: Constructing a Scientific Public Sphere

Shiju Sam Varughese

in Contested Knowledge: Science, Media, and Democracy in Kerala

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469123
eISBN:
9780199087433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469123.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The concept of ‘scientific public sphere’ is developed in the chapter. The structural coupling of science with media and politics in contemporary liberal democracies has led to the emergence of the ... More


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