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The challenges of vulnerability : in search of strategies for a less vulnerable social life

Author: Barbara A Misztal
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Proposing an aggregative conception of vulnerability, this book provides a new framework for understanding individual experience of, and resilience to, vulnerability and promotes the need to find  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara A Misztal
ISBN: 9780230222748 0230222749
OCLC Number: 710045131
Description: viii, 263 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Vulnerability to adverse events --
Towards sociology of vulnerability --
The first form of vulnerability --
The second form of vulnerability --
The third form of vulnerability --
The nature of remedies --
Acts of responsibility --
Objectives of promising --
Functions of forgiveness.
Responsibility: Barbara Misztal.
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