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The concept of "risk" has assumed increasing importance in late modernity and Beck's concept of a "risk society" has become


In this film Professor Brian Wynne provides an overview of:


1. Risk society.

2. new qualities of risk.

3. Invisible / undetectable types of risk (such as climate change).

4. The Universality of risk.

5. Irreversible risks.

6. Risk crimes.



















Risk Society

Crime Channel: Globalisation

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Theories | Power and Control | Social Distribution | Globalisation | Methods



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