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Ulrich Beck : a critical introduction to the risk society

Author: Gabe Mythen
Publisher: London ; Sterling (Va.) : Pluto Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critical introduction to the theory of risk, reviewing the contribution of leading sociologist, Ulrich Beck.

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Named Person: Ulrich Beck; Ulrich Beck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabe Mythen
ISBN: 9780745318141 0745318150 9780745318158 0745318142
OCLC Number: 492633713
Description: 1 vol. (VII-216 p.) ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction1. Introducing the Risk Society2. Risk and the Environment3. Defining Risk4. Mediating Risk5. Perceiving Risk6. Living with Risk7. Risk, Trust and Reflexivity8. The Politics of RiskConclusionsNotesReferencesIndex
Responsibility: Gabe Mythen.

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