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    DescriptionWhat do skydiving, rock climbing, and downhill skiing have in common with stock trading, vandalism, unprotected sex and sadomasochism? All are high risk pursuits. This book will introduce the reader to the world of voluntary risk-taking, investigating the seductive nature of pursuing peril and teasing our boundaries between legal and criminal behavior, conscious and unconscious acts, sanity and insanity, and acceptable risk and stupidity.


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    Title
    Edgework
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Stephen Lyng
    Physical properties
    Format: Electronic book text
    Number of pages: 312
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780203005293
    ISBN 10: 0203005295
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    BIC subject category V2: JHB
    Ingram eBooks Classification: SO
    DC21: 302.12
    Publisher
    ROUTLEDGE
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    25 October 2004