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The risk society and beyond

critical issues for social theory

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Published by SAGE in London, Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Risk perception,
  • Risk-taking (Psychology),
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy,
  • Risk perception,
  • Risk-taking (Psychology),
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Barbara Adam, Ulrich Beck, and Joost van Loon.
    ContributionsAdam, Barbara, 1945-, Beck, Ulrich, 1944-, Loon, Joost van.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM1101 .R593 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6900315M
    ISBN 100761964681, 076196469X
    LC Control Number00710519
    OCLC/WorldCa42834211


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