Constructions of Risk

Change, Conflict and Trust
  • Kay Richardson


The three case studies discussed above have some important similarities. Each involves an element of uncertainty. Each has been responsible for major news events; each has involved accusations that the mass media bear some responsibility for an unjustified level of public concern. Each involves issues about the responsibilities of national governments in protecting citizens from harm.


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© Kay Richardson 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kay Richardson
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  1. 1.School of Politics and Communication Studies, University of LiverpoolUK

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