Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society

@inproceedings{Mohun2012RiskNS,
  title={Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society},
  author={Arwen P. Mohun},
  year={2012}
}
"Risk" is a capacious term used to describe the uncertainties that arise from physical, financial, political, and social activities. Practically everything we do carries some level of risk-threats to our bodies, property, and animals. How do we determine when the risk is too high? In considering this question, Arwen P. Mohun offers a thought-provoking study of danger and how people have managed it from pre-industrial and industrial America up until today. Mohun outlines a vernacular risk… CONTINUE READING