World at Risk

ISBN-10: 0745642012

ISBN-13: 9780745642017

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Ulrich Beck

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List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 12/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Introduction: Staging Global Risk
Relations of Definition as Relations of Domination: Who DecidesWhat is and is not a Risk?
The `Cosmopolitan Moment' of World Risk Society or: Enforced Enlightenment
Clash of Risk Cultures or: The Overlapping of the State of Normalcy and the State of Exception
Global Public Sphere and Global Subpolitics or: How Real Is Catastrophic Climate Change?
The Provident State or: On the Antiquatedness of Linear Pessimism concerning Progress
Knowledge or Non-Knowledge? Two Perspectives of `Reflexive Modernization'
The Insurance Principle: Criticism and Counter-Criticism
Felt War, Felt Peace: Staging Violence
Global Inequality, Local Vulnerability: The Conflict Dynamics of Environmental Hazards must be studied within the Framework of Methodological Cosmopolitanism
Critical Theory of World Risk Society
Dialectics of Modernity: How the Crises of Modernity Follow from the Triumphs of Modernity
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