By Anthony Giddens
In constructing an account of the character of modernity, Giddens concentrates upon interpreting the intersections among belief and hazard, and protection and probability, within the glossy international. either the belief mechanisms linked to modernity and the designated 'risk profile' it produces, he argues, are distinctively various from these attribute of pre-modern social orders.
This e-book construct upon the author's earlier theoretical writings, and should be of basic curiosity to someone fascinated by Gidden's total undertaking. besides the fact that, the paintings covers matters which the writer has no longer formerly analyzed and extends the scope of his paintings into components of urgent functional challenge. This ebook can be crucial analyzing for moment yr undergraduates and above in sociology, politics, philosophy, and cultural studies.
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The Consequences of Modernity by Anthony Giddens