World Risk Society
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This text draws together essays which argue that a new frame of reference is needed to understand the world risk society in which we live today. The author focuses on ecological and technological questions of risk.
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 10/18/1999
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
|Introduction: the Cosmopolitan Manifesto|
|World Risk Society as Cosmopolitan Society? Ecological Questions in a Framework of Manufactured Uncertainties|
|From Industrial Society to the Risk Society: Questions of Survival, Social Structure and Ecological Enlightenment|
|Risk Society and the Welfare State|
|Subpolitics: Ecology and the Disintegration of Institutional Power|
|Knowledge or Unawareness: Two Perspectives on 'Reflexive Modernization'|
|Risk Society Revisited: Theory, Politics, Critiques and Research Programmes|