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The consequences of modernity

Author: Anthony Giddens
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press in association with Basil Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An interpretation of the institutional transformations associated with modernity. The author focuses on analysing the the intersections between trust and risk,and security and danger in the modern  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Giddens
ISBN: 0745607934 9780745607931 0745609236 9780745609232 0804718911 9780804718912
OCLC Number: 22305142
Notes: Based on the Raymond Fred West memorial lectures which the author delivered at Stanford University in April 1988.
Description: ix, 186 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The institutional dimensions of modernity; trust and modernity; abstract systems and the transformation of intimacy; riding the juggernaut; is modernity a Western project?
Responsibility: Anthony Giddens.


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