Risk and the Transformation of the Political: Social Movements, Subpolitics, Political Consumers

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: Booth 52
TG04 Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Jens O. ZINN, University of Melbourne, Australia
Shifting Risk Perception after Shocking Events: Counter-Terrorism in the United States and Energy Policy Change in Germany (Oral Presentation)
Shigeki SATO, Hosei University, Japan; Werner BINDER, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Rethinking Localism in the Global Risk Society: The Ethics of Care and Coalitions of Anxiety Confronting Gas Fracking in Lithuania (Oral Presentation)
Leonardas RINKEVICIUS, Lithuanian Univ Health Sciences, Lithuania; Aiste BARTKIENE, Lithuanian Univ Health Sciences, Lithuania; Diana MINCYTE, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania

Risk, Rumour, Radiation: Japan's Nuclear Catastrophe and the Politics of the Apolitical (Oral Presentation)
Anna SKARPELIS, New York University, USA

The Bureaucracy and the Construction of Risk in China (Oral Presentation)
Kang LI, Shanghai Universtiy, China

Why Do Procedures Have Unexpected Outcomes? (Oral Presentation)
Jan WINCZOREK, University of Warsaw, Poland