Ulrich Beck on Society - Dictionary of Arguments
Society/Beck: In its implementation, the industrial society says goodbye to the stage of world history. This is done via the back stairs of the side sequence(s).
Definition risk society/Beck: While in the industrial society the "logic" of wealth production dominates the "logic" of risk production, this relationship is changing in the risk society.
The industrial society is, according to its layout, a semi-modern society whose built-in countermodernity is nothing old, traditional, but industrial-social construction and product. The structural image of the industrial society is based on a contradiction between the universal content of modernity and the functional structure of its institutions, in which this...
...can only be implemented in a particularly selective manner.
We must distinguish between cultural and political awareness and the actual spread of risks.
The evidence of need suppresses the perception of risks.
Risk society/Beck: Thesis: this is also a form of impoverishment._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity. New Delhi 1992
Risikogesellschaft Frankfurt/M. 2015