Reflexive Modernization: Politics, Tradition and Aesthetics in the Modern Social Order

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In this book, three social thinkers discuss the implications of "reflexive modernization" for social and cultural theory today. Ulrich Beck's vision of the "risk society" has already become influential. Beck offers a new elaboration of his basic ideas, connecting reflexive modernization with new issues to do with the state and political organization. Giddens offers an in-depth examination of the connections between "institutional reflexivity" and the de-traditionalizing of the modern world. We are entering, he argues, a ...

Reflexive Modernization: Politics, Tradition and Aesthetics in the Modern Social Order 1994, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804724722

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Reflexive Modernization: Politics, Tradition and Aesthetics in the Modern Social Order 1994, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

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Reflexive Modernization: Politics, Tradition, and Aesthetics in the Modern Social Order 1994, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

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