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.
Introduction - Scott Lash and Brian Wynne
PART ONE: LIVING ON THE VOLCANO OF CIVILIZATION - THE CONTOURS OF THE RISK SOCIETY
On the Logic of Wealth Distribution and Risk Distribution
The Politics of Knowledge in the Risk Society
PART TWO: THE INDIVIDUALIZATION OF SOCIAL INEQUALITY - LIFE-FORMS AND THE DEMISE OF TRADITION
Beyond Status and Class?
`I am I'
Gendered Space and the Conflict Inside and Outside the Family
Individualization, Institutionalization and Standardization
Life Situations and Biographical Patterns
De-Standardization of Labour
PART THREE: REFLEXIVE MODERNIZATION: ON THE GENERALIZATION OF SCIENCE AND POLITICS
Science Beyond Truth and Enlightenment?
Opening up the Political
RISPARMIA CON NOI
Ti consigliamo di comprare Risk Society
LA SOCIETA' CONTRO LO STATO. RICERCHE DI ANTROPOLOGIA POLITICA
Collana: Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society
Dimensioni: 9.2100 x 6.1400 in
Pagine Arabe: 272
Traduttore: Ritter, Mark