Month: September 2016

What is meant by risk aversion and how does it affect the quality of children’s lives in contemporary Western societies?

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Children in contemporary western society have lost three years freedom of movement in the last nineteen years (Gill, 2007).  Risk aversion influences every aspect of our children’s lives whether at school, at clubs and activities, using technology and even playing socially in the local park.  As this topic is so far reaching this essay concentrates on discussing two contemporary areas of key risk concern in relation to primary school children aged between 5 and 11 […]