• Marc Schelhase
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This chapter aims to introduce the reader to the concept of risk in its widest sense and to demonstrate—through a critical engagement with risk and uncertainty—that ‘looking through a risk lens’ at actors and competing organisational and societal realities, that is, the risk triangle, provides us with a powerful analytical tool to unpack the political of economy of risk. The chapter, therefore, provides both a useful reference point and a framework to reflect on—and to critically evaluate—the contemporary political economy.


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  • Marc Schelhase
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  1. 1.King’s College LondonLondonUK

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