Taming Risk : Uncertainty, Trust and the Sociological Discourse of Modernity
By: Burzynski, Jan.
Contributor(s): Burzynski, Tomasz.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014Description: 1 online resource (175 p.).ISBN: 9781443856089.Subject(s): Social sciences -- Philosophy | Social sciencesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Taming Risk : Uncertainty, Trust and the Sociological Discourse of ModernityDDC classification: 300.1 | 302.12 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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CONTENTS; FOREWORD; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CONCLUSIONS; BIBLIOGRAPHY
This interdisciplinary and multifaceted work investigates the traumatic character of (late) modernity from the perspectives of risk and trust regarded as correlates to human actions, as well as forms of social consciousness and cultural production in contemporary, post-industrial societies. In this way, the book gestures towards an interpretative framework in which modern social structures and systems may be effectively conceptualised in an overtly phenomenological context that entails the un...
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