The Consequences of Modernity

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"In developing a fresh characterization of the nature of modernity, the author concentrates on the themes of security versus danger and of trust versus risk. Modernity is a double-edged phenomenon. The development of modern social institutions has created vastly greater opportunities for human beings to enjoy a secure and rewarding existence than in any type of pre-modern system. But modernity also has a somber side that has become very important in the present century, such as the frequently degrading nature of modern ...

The Consequences of Modernity 1991, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804718912

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The Consequences of Modernity 1991, Polity Press

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The Consequences of Modernity 1990, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

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The Consequences of Modernity 1990, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

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