New PDF release: A Risky Business?

By Marta Kindler

ISBN-10: 9048514479

ISBN-13: 9789048514472

ISBN-10: 9089643273

ISBN-13: 9789089643278

This ebook is set migration as a sort of risk-taking. in accordance with Ukrainian women's stories within the Polish household paintings area, it provides a brand new method of examine hobbies of girl migrants responding to the call for for loved ones labour world wide. dangers fascinated about migration and in migrant family paintings are accounted for intimately along an research of the migration decision-making tactics. This examine exhibits how social ties and migrant associations successfully decrease the another way radical asymmetry of energy among somebody migrant, the country and an agency. A dicy company? brings to mild the advanced hazard constructions of migrants' actions and their refined responses to them. With their cutting edge ideas, migrants problem government-imposed constraints and therefore lessen the dangers of migration.** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Risks that are seen as low-probability ones and those of everyday character are usually down­ played. This process enables us to select risks; otherwise, we would not be able to act (Douglas 1985: 30). In a familiar context people can easily engage in probabilistic thinking. The advice a person receives on how to respond to risk depends on the characteristics of their social network. The more isolated a person is, the weaker his or her network and the less he or she can consult about deci­ sions; thus, he or she has to set the norms of what is and is not a reason­ able risk (Douglas 1985: 69).

According to Douglas and Wildavsky (1982: 16), ‘people will either refuse a known risk or seek additional compensation for assuming it. Thus an involuntary risk due to ignorance is by knowledge converted into one that is averted or into a voluntary risk’. In other words, people may not be aware they are taking or facing risks. The moment they become aware they are taking a risk or are exposing themselves to a risk, they can employ two strategies. They can either try to avoid the risk or find out how they can balance the gains and costs re­ lated to it, thus turning it into a voluntary risk.

He undermines Beck’s notion of risks being ‘democratic’: according to Scott, wealth continues to provide, at least to some extent, protection from risks. Beck himself offers a counter-argument to his own claim about the ‘democratic’ character of risks, giving examples of the higher vulnerabil­ ity of certain groups or individuals. He discusses how the ‘freeing’ of work relations is related to gender status: women have freed themselves from the traditional family network, through individualisation, but they have also lost a form of support network.

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