Health, Illness and Risk

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: Booth 52
TG04 Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Alphia POSSAMAI-INESEDY, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Performing Prevention: The Construction of Risk and Its Consequences in Japan during H1N1 2009 (Oral Presentation)
Mari ARMSTRONG-HOUGH, Meiji University, Japan

“I Don't Watch the News Anymore and I Haven't Died”: Ignorance As Strategic Resource in Dealing with Zoonotic Disease Risks (Oral Presentation)
Simon CARTER, Open University, United Kingdom; Stephanie LAVAU, Plymouth University, United Kingdom

From Users to Adherents – Anti-Aging As a Way of Life. Qualitative Interviews and Biographical Perspectives (Oral Presentation)
Larissa PFALLER, University of Erlangen - FAU, Germany

Exploring Reactions to Risk and Uncertainty in the Context of Smoking and Lung Cancer (Oral Presentation)
Frances SHERRATT, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom; John FIELD, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom; Jude ROBINSON, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom; Ying CHEN, Keele University, United Kingdom

Women's Decision-Making Autonomy and Exposure to Maternal Mortality Risks in Nigeria (Oral Presentation)
Peter OGUNJUYIGBE, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria; Lukman SOLANKE, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria