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The Risk Society and Beyond : Critical Issues for Social Theory.

Author: Barbara Adam; Ulrich Beck; Joost Van Loon
Publisher: London : Sage Publications, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ulrich Beck's best selling Risk Society established risk on the sociological agenda. It brought together a wide range of issues centering on environmental, health and personal risk, provided a rallying ground for researchers and activists in a variety of social movements and acted as a reference point for state and local policies in risk management. The Risk Society and Beyond charts the progress of Beck's ideas and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Adam; Ulrich Beck; Joost Van Loon
ISBN: 9781849202060 1849202060 1282020536 9781282020535
OCLC Number: 476254315
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Repositioning Risk; the Challenge for Social Theory; PART I --
RECASTING RISK CULTURE; 1 --
Risk Society or Angst Society?Two Views of Risk, Consciousness and Community; 2 --
Risk Culture; 3 --
Risk, Trust and Scepticism in the Age of the New Genetics; PART II --
CHALLENGING BIG SCIENCE; 4 --
Nuclear Risks: Three Problematics; 5 --
Genotechnology: Three Challenges to Risk Legitimation; 6 --
Health and Responsibility: From SocialChange to Technological Change and Vice Versa; PART III --
MEDIATING TECHNOLOGIES OF RISK.

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Offers an introduction to the main arguments in Risk Society and develops a range of critical discussions of Ulrich Beck's thought.  Read more...

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