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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
World at Risk.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (279 pages)|
|Contents:||Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1: Introduction: Staging Global Risk; 2: Relations of Definition as Relations of Domination: Who Decides What is and is Not a Risk?; 3: The 'Cosmopolitan Moment' of World Risk Society or: Enforced Enlightenment; 4: Clash of Risk Cultures or: The Overlapping of the State of Normalcy and the State of Exception; 5: Global Public Sphere and Global Subpolitics or: How Real is Catastrophic Climate Change?; 6: The Provident State or: On the Antiquatedness of Linear Pessimism Concerning Progress. 7: Knowledge or Non-Knowing? Two Perspectives of 'Reflexive Modernization'8: The Insurance Principle: Criticism and Counter-Criticism; 9: Felt War, Felt Peace: Staging Violence; 10: Global Inequality, Local Vulnerability: The Conflict Dynamics of Environmental Hazards Must be Studied within the Framework of Methodological Cosmopolitanism; 11: Critical Theory of World Risk Society; 12: Dialectics of Modernity: How the Crises of Modernity Follow from the Triumphs of Modernity; Notes; References and Bibliography; Index.|