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ISBN-13: 9780745618234
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/14/1998
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.03(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Ulrich Beck is Professor of Sociology at the University of Munich

Table of Contents

1. Freedom's Children.

2. What Comes After Postmodernity: The Conflict of Two Modernities.

3. The Withering Away of Solidarity: Places without Community and Communities without Places.

4. Perspectives on a Cultural Evolution of Work.

5. Capitalism without Work, or the Coming of Civil Society.

6. The Democratization of the Family, or the Unknown Art of Free Association.

7. Misunderstanding Reflexivity: the Controversy on Reflexive Modernization.

8. The Renaissance of Politics in Reflexive Modernity: Politicians Must Make a Response.

9. The Open City: Architecture in Reflexive Modernity.

10. How Neighbours Become Jews: the Political Construction of the Stranger in the Age of Reflexive Modernity.

11. Nation-States without Enemies: the Military and Democracy after the End of the Cold War.

12. Brief Introduction to Environmental Machiavellianism: Green Democracy from Below.

13. Freedom or Survival: the Utopia of Self-Limitation.

Notes.

References.

Index.

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