I'm doing an essay question on his risk society theory.
Anyone know of sociologists who agreed with his theory and ones who disagreed.
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- 14-02-2010 21:56
- 18-02-2010 21:48
I`m also doing the risk theory question. I don`t know who agreed who not, but here`s the list of readings for this topic, hope it could be helpful)
Elliott, Anthony “Beck’s Sociology of Risk: A Critical Assessment,” Sociology 36 (2002):293-315.
Goldblatt, David (1996) Social Theory and the Environment, Cambridge: Polity Press, chapter 5, ‘The Sociology of Risk: Ulrich Beck’, pp. 154-187. (DUHB)
Irwin, Alan (2001) Sociology and the Environment: A Critical Introduction to Society, Nature and Knowledge, Cambridge: Polity Press, Chapter 2, ‘The Risk Society Thesis: The End of the World As We Know It?’, pp. 50-69. (DUHN)
Lacy, Mark J. “Deconstructing Risk Society,” Environmental Politics 11 (2002):42-62.
Scott, Alan (2000) ‘Risk Society or Angst Society? Two Views of Risk, Consciousness and Community’, in The Risk Society and Beyond: Critical Issues for Social Theory, ed. Barbara Adam, Ulrich Beck and Jost van Loon, London: Sage, pp. 33-46. (AYFJ)
Beck, Ulrich (1992) Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity. London: Sage, chapter 1, ‘On the Logic of Wealth Distribution and Risk Distribution’, pp. 19-50. (KDW)
- 18-02-2010 22:57
infact, the essay has to be in on monday
fun fun weekend i have ahead of me