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Fear free pdf 'Fear' in the twenty-first century has greater currency in western societies than ever before. Through scares ranging from cot death, juvenile crime, internet porn, asylum seekers, dirty bombs and avian flu, we are bombarded with messages about emerging risks. This book takes stock of a range of issues of 'fear' and presents new theoretical arguments and research findings that cover topics as diverse as the war on terror, the immigration crisis, stranger danger, global disease epidemics and sectarian violence.This book charts the association of fear discourses with particular spaces, times, social identities and sets of geopolitical relations. It examines the ways in which fear may be manufactured and manipulated for political purposes, sometimes becoming a tool of repression, and relates fear to political, economic and social marginalization at different scales. Furthermore, it highlights the importance and sometimes unpredictability of everyday lived experiences of fear - the many ways in which people recognize, make sense of and manage fear- the extent of resistance to fear- the relation of fear and hope in everyday life- and the role of emotions in galvanizing political and social action and change.

About Dr Rachel Pain

Rachel Pain is Reader in Human Geography, University of Durham, UK and Susan J. Smith is Professor of Geography, University of Durham, UK.Rachel Pain, Susan J. Smith, Nick Megoran, Catherine Louise Alexander, Deborah Cowen, Emily Gilbert, Cindi Katz, Alan Ingram, Jo Little, Peter E. Hopkins, Michael Haldrup, Lasse Koefoed, Kirsten Simonsen, Greg Noble, Scott Poynting, Kathrin Horschelmann, Henk van Houtum, Roos Pijpers, Nadia Abu Zhara, Peter Shirlow, Sarah Wright, Kye Askins.

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Author : Dr Rachel Pain
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 28 November 2012
ISBN : 1409487660
EAN : 9781409487661
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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