This book provides an authoritative analysis into the increasing complexities of public policy development against the sobering backdrop of fear that permeates today s world.
1. Editorial Introduction (David Denney).
2. Fear, Human Rights and New Labour Policy Post–9/11 (David Denney).
3. Does Difference Make a Difference in Financial Planning for Risk? (Deborah Quilgars, Anwen Jones and David Abbott).
4. The Great Cut: The Support for Private Modes of Social Evasion by Public Policy (Rowland Atkinson).
5. Risk and Public Protection: Responding to Involuntary and Taboo Risk (Hazel Kemshall and Jason Wood).
6. Social Policy beyond Fear: The Globalization of Strangeness, the War on Terror and Spaces of Wonder (Chris Rumford).
7. Fear and Security: A Vulnerability–led Policy Response (Frank Furedi).
8. Child Protection Social Work: Risks of Fears and Fears of Risks Impossible Tasks from Impossible Goals? (Brian Littlechild).
9. Fear of Others: Social Exclusion and the European Crisis of Solidarity (Gerard Delanty).
10. We Don t Have to Take This : Zero Tolerance of Violence against Health Care Workers in a Time of Insecurity (Jonathan Gabe and Mary Ann Elston).
11. Afterword: Risk and Welfare (Bent Greve).