Voluntary Risk Taking and Edgework

Monday, July 14, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: Booth 52
TG04 Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Jens O. ZINN, University of Melbourne, Australia
Voluntary Risk-Taking As Habituated Action: How Can a Practice-Theoretical Approach Contribute to Risk Research? (Oral Presentation)
Signe RAVN, Danish National Centre Social Research, Denmark

Voluntary Risk Taking and Individual Emancipation (Oral Presentation)
Imaine sahed SAHED, EHESS/Cadis, France

Understanding Long-Term Risk Behavior: The Importance of Full Picture (Oral Presentation)
Peter MEYLAKHS, Higher School of Economics, Russia; Samuel FRIEDMAN, NDRI, USA

Edgework: A Modern Phenomenon Or a Discourse Symbolising An Innate Human Quest? (Oral Presentation)
Charlotte FABIANSSON, Victoria University, Australia

Fishing in River, Confrontations at Risks and Ambiguous Situations (Oral Presentation)
Olivier GUILLAUME, EDF R&D, France

Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport-Re-Thinking Methodologies (Oral Presentation)
Victoria ROBINSON, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

The Practice of Control in Risk Activities (Distributed Paper)
Ĺke NILSÉN, Author, Sweden