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Author Sørensen, Mads Peter.

Title Ulrich Beck : an introduction to the theory of second modernity and the risk society / Mads P. Sørensen and Allan Christiansen
Edition 1st ed
Published London ; New York, NY : Routledge, ©2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 181 pages)
Series Routledge advances in sociology ; 74
Routledge advances in sociology ; 74
Contents Preface -- Introduction and a short biography -- Risk society : the return of uncertainty -- The theory of second modernity : Ulrich Beck's diagnosis of contemporary modernity -- Individualization : doomed to live a life of one's own -- Globalization and cosmopolitanism : living in an interconnected world -- Sociology, science, and politics in second modernity -- The third industrial revolution: the end of full employment society -- Critique of Ulrich Beck's sociology -- Bibliography of Ulrich Beck
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 156-177) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Beck, Ulrich, 1944-2015 -- Political and social views.
Beck, Ulrich, 1944-2015
Civilization, Modern.
Risk perception.
Risk-taking (Psychology)
Social change.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Civilization, Modern.
Political and social views.
Risk perception.
Risk-taking (Psychology)
Social change.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Christiansen, Allan.
LC no. 2012001668
ISBN 0203107926