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Twenty observations on a world in turmoil

Author: Ulrich Beck
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The world is a state of turmoil. From the financial crisis to the chaos in the eurozone, from the Arab uprisings to protests in Athens, Barcelona, New York and elsewhere, many of the familiar frameworks are collapsing and we have to find new ways to orient ourselves in a world undergoing rapid change.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ulrich Beck
ISBN: 9780745653976 0745653979 9780745653969 0745653960
OCLC Number: 847456278
Description: xi, 162 pages
Contents: 1. Mushrooms and other flowers of capitalism --
2. All aboard the nuclear power superjet --
Just don't ask about the landing strip --
3. This appalling injustice! --
4. Harm in exchange for money --
5. Illegal world citizens --
6. The cards of power are being reshuffled across the world --
7. Felt peace and waged war --
8. The return of social darwinism or: which university do we want? --
9. A kind of Berlin Wall has Again collapsed --
10. German euro-nationalism --
11. Beyond the aeroplane --
12. Global domestic politics from below: how global families are becoming normal --
13. The environmental storm on the Bastille --
14. Without Buddha i could not be a Christian --
15. The caterpillar's mistake: Fukushima and the end of nuclear power --
16. It's time to get angry, Europe. Create the Europe of citizens now! --
17. Powerless but legitimate: the Occupy Movement in the financial crisis --
18. Cooperate or bust! The existential crisis of the European Union --
19. What is meant by global domestic politics? --
20. The five self-delusions of a supposedly unpolitical age.
Other Titles: 20 observations on a world in turmoil
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