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|ISBN:||0745607632 9780745607634 0745613772 9780745613772|
|Description:||216 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Translator's Note. Preface. Introduction: The Immortality of Industrial Society and the Contents of the Book. Part I: Dead Ends. 1. Barbarism Modernised: The Eugenic Age. 2. The Naturalistic Misunderstanding of the Ecological Movement: Environmental Critique as Social Critique. 3. Industrial Fatalism: Organised Irresponsibility. Part II: Antidotes. 4. The Self-Refutation of Bureaucracy: The Victory of Industralism over Itself. 5. Implementation as Abolition of Technocracy: The Logic of Relativistic Science. 6. The "Poisoned Cake": Capital and Labour in Risk Society. 7. Conflicts over Progress: The Technocratic Challenge to Democracy. Notes. Bibliography. Index.|
|Responsibility:||Ulrich Beck ; translated by Amos Weisz.|
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