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      Risk Society : Towards a New Modernity

      SAGE Publications
      Social Science / Sociology / General

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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.</p> <p></p> <p>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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          16 September 1992
          5e8055cb-40ca-4655-9c1c-21e4f2a225ed
          080398345X 9780803983458
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          Pages: 272

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