The Fast and the Furious

The Fast and the Furious

Drivers, Speed Cameras and Control in A Risk Society

eBook - 2012
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The Fast and The Furious: Drivers, Speed Cameras and Control in a Risk Society offers an explanation for the continued debate about one road safety intervention - the speed camera - by situating that debate within contemporary literature about the 'risk society' (Beck, 1992) and more broadly understood experiences of risk faced on a daily basis by drivers. Rather than a focus on risk as something that can be objectively assessed, measured and managed separately from the social context in which it is encountered, it suggests that 'risk' is something that permeates this particular debate from ev.
Publisher: Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012
ISBN: 9781283318969
1283318962
9781409430902
1409430901
1409430898
9781409430896
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 231 pages)

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