Coverart for item
The Resource World at risk, Ulrich Beck ; translated by Ciaran Cronin

World at risk, Ulrich Beck ; translated by Ciaran Cronin

Label
World at risk
Title
World at risk
Statement of responsibility
Ulrich Beck ; translated by Ciaran Cronin
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
'World at Risk' is a timely and far-reaching analysis of the structural dynamics of the modern world, the global nature of risk and the future of global politics by one of the most original and exciting social thinkers writing today
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Weltrisikogesellschaft
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beck, Ulrich
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from German
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Risk
  • Risk
  • Environmental degradation
  • Terrorism
  • Human ecology
  • World politics
Label
World at risk, Ulrich Beck ; translated by Ciaran Cronin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published under the title 'Weltrisikogesellschaft' -- Suhrkamp : 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : staging global risk -- Relations of definition as relations of domination : who decides what is and is not a risk? -- The 'cosmopolitan moment' of world risk society or : enforced enlightenment -- Clash of risk cultures or : the overlapping of the state of normalcy and the state of exception -- Global public sphere and global subpolitics or : how real is catastrophic climate change? -- The provident state or : on the antiquatedness of linear pessimism concerning progress -- Knowledge or non-knowing? : two perspectives of 'reflexive modernization' -- The insurance principle : criticism and counter-criticism -- Felt war, felt peace : staging violence -- Global inequality, local vulnerability : the conflict dynamics of environmental hazards must be studied within the framework of methodological cosmopolitanism -- Critical theory of world risk society -- Dialectics of modernity : how the crises of modernity follow from the triumphs of modernity
Control code
ocn233544917
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 269 p.
Isbn
9780745642017
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
World at risk, Ulrich Beck ; translated by Ciaran Cronin
Publication
Note
Originally published under the title 'Weltrisikogesellschaft' -- Suhrkamp : 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : staging global risk -- Relations of definition as relations of domination : who decides what is and is not a risk? -- The 'cosmopolitan moment' of world risk society or : enforced enlightenment -- Clash of risk cultures or : the overlapping of the state of normalcy and the state of exception -- Global public sphere and global subpolitics or : how real is catastrophic climate change? -- The provident state or : on the antiquatedness of linear pessimism concerning progress -- Knowledge or non-knowing? : two perspectives of 'reflexive modernization' -- The insurance principle : criticism and counter-criticism -- Felt war, felt peace : staging violence -- Global inequality, local vulnerability : the conflict dynamics of environmental hazards must be studied within the framework of methodological cosmopolitanism -- Critical theory of world risk society -- Dialectics of modernity : how the crises of modernity follow from the triumphs of modernity
Control code
ocn233544917
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 269 p.
Isbn
9780745642017
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

Library Locations

    • Sydney Jones LibraryBorrow it
      Chatham Street, Liverpool, L7 7BD, GB
      53.403069 -2.963723
Processing Feedback ...