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Beck, U. (1986) "Risikogesellschaft: Auf dem Weg in eine andere Moderne", Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main. trans. Ritter, M. (1992) "Risk society: towards a new modernity", Sage, London

CONTENTS

Introduction - Scott Lash and Brian Wynne

Preface

PART I - Living on the Volcano of Civilization: the Contours of the Risk Society

Chapter 1 - On the Logic of Wealth Distribution and Risk Distribution

Chapter 2 - The Politics of Knowledge in the Risk Society

PART II - The Individualization of Social Inequality: Life Forms and the Demise of Tradition

Chapter 3 - Beyond Status and Class?

Chapter 4 - 'I am I': Gendered Space and Conflict Inside and Outside the Family

Chapter 5 - Individualization, Institutionalization and Standardization: Life Situations and Biographical Patterns

Chapter 6 - Destandardization of Labor

PART III - Reflexive Modernization: on the Generalization of Science and Politics

Chapter 7 - Science beyond Truth and Enlightenment?

Chapter 8 - Opening up the Political

Bilbiography

Index


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