Risk Society Towards a New Modernity

Heftet / 1992 / Engelsk
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This panoramic analysis of the condition of Western societies has been hailed as a classic. This first English edition has taken its place as a core text of contemporary sociology alongside earlier typifications of society as postindustrial and current debates about the social dimensions of the postmodern. Underpinning the analysis is the notion of the 'risk society'. The changing nature of society's relation to production and distribution is related to the environmental impact as a totalizing, globalizing economy based on scientific and technical knowledge becomes more central to social organization and social conflict.
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ISBN13
9780803983465
Format
Product format
Heftet
Utgiver
Vendor
SAGE Publications Ltd
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Publisert
1992