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Risk : A Sociological Theory :  A Sociological Theory - Niklas Luhmann

Risk : A Sociological Theory

A Sociological Theory

By: Niklas Luhmann, Rhodes Barrett (Translator)

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Published: 1993
For Ages: 22+ years old
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A great deal of attention has been devoted to risk research. Sociologists in general have limited themselves to varying recognitions of a society at risk and have traced out the paths to disaster. The detailed research has yet to be undertaken. In Risk, now available in paperback, Niklas Luhmann develops a theoretical program for such research. His premise is that the concept of risk projects essential aspects of our description of the future onto the present. Risk is conceived as the possibility of triggering unexpected, unlikely, and detrimental consequences by means of a decision attributable to a decision maker.

ISBN: 9783110129410
ISBN-10: 3110129418
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 249
Published: 1993
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.53