Panicology: What's There to Be Afraid Of?

Panicology: What's There to Be Afraid Of?

by Simon Briscoe, Hugh Aldersey-Williams
     
 

Are you worried that a life of poverty awaits you in old age? Anxious that our planet is under threat from climate change? You’re not alone. But should you really be worried? This revealing book strips away the hysteria that surrounds over forty of today’s most common scare stories, from overpopulation and murder rates to fish shortages and obesity

Overview


Are you worried that a life of poverty awaits you in old age? Anxious that our planet is under threat from climate change? You’re not alone. But should you really be worried? This revealing book strips away the hysteria that surrounds over forty of today’s most common scare stories, from overpopulation and murder rates to fish shortages and obesity levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616080488
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
09/09/2010
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Simon Briscoe holds a degree is social sciences and has worked in the civil service, investment banking, and has been the statistics editor at The Financial Times in the UK since 1999. He lives in London.

Hugh Aldersey-Williams studied natural sciences at St. John’s College, Cambridge. He is a writer and curator and is the author of numerous books on architecture, design, and science. He lives in Norfolk, England.

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