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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Gendered Risks

Edited by: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Pat O'Malley

ISBN13: 9781904385783
Published: September 2007
Publisher: Glasshouse Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £110.00

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Edited and contributed to by a collection of eminent international scholars in the field, this is the first book to explore the gendered aspects of risk. It analyzes what is currently known and identifies some of the new directions and challenges for research and theory that emerge from thinking of risk as a governmental technique; as a form of consciousness and action and as a political issue, shaped by, and shaping gender in contemporary society.

1. Introduction Kelly Hannah-Moffat and Pat O'Malley
2. Risk, justice and diversity. Barbara Hudson
3. Risk and victimization. Sandra Walklate
4. Maculinities, edgework and risk taking. Steve Lyng
5. Risk and gendered identities Mariana Valverde
6. Barebacking, risk, and the productivity of prohibition Kane Race
7. (Re)mapping the family in the context of predictive genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer risk: Gendered responsibilities in the age of genetic risk. Jessica Polzer
8. Genetics and risk in prenatal diagnosis Silja Samerski
9. Risk, gender and genomics. Roxanne Mykitiuk
10. Gendered risk assessment practices and pension investment decision-making Mary Condon
11. Getting mad wi it: risk-seeking by young women Susan Batchelor
12. Risky relations: Criminogenic factors and female prisoners Kelly Hannah-Moffat