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The Risk Society: Towards a new modernity

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Author(s): Maximiliano E. Korstanje

Journal: Jàmbá : Journal of Disaster Risk Studies
ISSN 1996-1421

Volume: 2;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 147;
Date: 2009;
Original page

ABSTRACT
The present review discusses one of the pioneer projects authored by Ulrich Beck, regarding risk perception issues, which was originally titled Risikogesellshaft, Auf dem weg in eine andere Moderne or in English The society of risk, towards a new modernity. This review is part of a broader project related to a Social Psychology doctoral thesis on fears of travelling in urban circumstances.
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