The Influence of Risk Society on Summer Camp Programs: A Comparative Analysis of Two Enrichment Programs in Distinctive Contexts
Date Thesis Awarded
Honors Thesis -- Access Restricted On-Campus Only
Bachelors of Arts (BA)
Graham Cristopher Ousey
Danielle H. Dallaire
The purpose of this research is to examine how themes related to Ulrich Beck's Risk Society framework have affected organizations that are positioned intermediately between the institutions of education and family. Specifically, the study explores how notions of risk and risk management have become fundamental in the goals, organization and activities of summer camp programs. In addition, the study considers how social class conditions, the range of perceived risks, and organizational responses to them across camps located in two communities characterized by very different socioeconomic conditions.
Ebert, Sarah K., "The Influence of Risk Society on Summer Camp Programs: A Comparative Analysis of Two Enrichment Programs in Distinctive Contexts" (2011). Undergraduate Honors Theses. William & Mary. Paper 370.
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Thesis is part of Honors ETD pilot project, 2008-2013. Migrated from Dspace in 2016.