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The metamorphosis of the world

Author: Ulrich Beck
Publisher: Cambridge, England ; Malden, Massachusetts : Polity, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ulrich Beck
ISBN: 9780745690216 0745690211 9780745690254 0745690254
OCLC Number: 1014366089
Description: 1 online resource (169 pages)
Contents: Foreword Preface Introduction, Evidence, Theory Chapter I. Why metamorphosis of the world, why not transformation? Chapter II. Being God Chapter III. How climate change might save the world Chapter IV. Theorising metamorphosis Themes Chapter V. From class to risk-class: Inequality in times of metamorphosis Chapter VI. Where does the power go? Politics of invisibility Chapter VII. Emancipatory catastrophism: Common goods as side effects of bads Chapter VIII. Public bads: Politics of visibility Chapter IX. Digital risk: Failing of functioning institutions Chapter X. Meta-power game of politics: Metamorphosis of the nation and international relations Chapter XI. Cosmopolitan communities of risk: From United Nations to United Cities Outlook Chapter XII. Global Risk Generations: United in decline Bibliography
Responsibility: Ulrich Beck.

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