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Beck, Ulrich

Ecological Politics in an Age of Risk

€ 32.14

An original discussion of what "ecological problems" are quite different from usual approaches.
Develops and extends the arguments originally set out in Beck s celebrated conception of the "risk society".
Provides a new theory of politics stressing the importance of issues which lie outside the formal political domain.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Translator s Note.

Preface.

Introduction: The Immortality of Industrial Society and the Contents of the Book.

Part I: Dead Ends.

1. Barbarism Modernised: The Eugenic Age.

2. The Naturalistic Misunderstanding of the Ecological Movement: Environmental Critique as Social Critique.

3. Industrial Fatalism: Organised Irresponsibility.

Part II: Antidotes.

4. The Self Refutation of Bureaucracy: The Victory of Industralism over Itself.

5. Implementation as Abolition of Technocracy: The Logic of Relativistic Science.

6. The `Poisoned Cake`: Capital and Labour in Risk Society.

7. Conflicts over Progress: The Technocratic Challenge to Democracy.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.
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Paperback / softback
216 pagina's
Januari 1995
330 gram
231 x 157 x 13 mm
Polity Pr us

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