The Risk Society and Beyond: Critical Issues for Social Theory Barbara Adam

ISBN: 9780761964698

Published: May 1st 2000

Paperback

240 pages


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The Risk Society and Beyond: Critical Issues for Social Theory  by  Barbara Adam

The Risk Society and Beyond: Critical Issues for Social Theory by Barbara Adam
May 1st 2000 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 240 pages | ISBN: 9780761964698 | 6.15 Mb

Ulrich Becks best selling Risk Society established risk on the sociological agenda. It brought together a wide range of issues centering on environmental, health and personal risk, provided a rallying ground for researchers and activists in aMoreUlrich Becks best selling Risk Society established risk on the sociological agenda. It brought together a wide range of issues centering on environmental, health and personal risk, provided a rallying ground for researchers and activists in a variety of social movements and acted as a reference point for state and local policies in risk management.

The Risk Society and Beyond charts the progress of Becks ideas and traces their evolution. It demonstrates why the issues raised by Beck reverberate widely throughout social theory and covers the new risks that Beck did not foresee, associated with the emergence of new technologies, genetic and cybernetic.

The book is unique because it offers both an introduction to the main arg



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