China as a Complex Risk Society. Risk Components of Post-Socialist Compressed Modernity

@article{KyungSup2017ChinaAA,
  title={China as a Complex Risk Society. Risk Components of Post-Socialist Compressed Modernity},
  author={Chang Kyung-Sup},
  journal={Temporalit{\'e}s},
  year={2017}
}
This paper analyzes post-Mao China as a complex risk society in which social, economic, and ecological risk syndromes pertaining to highly diverse levels and systems of development are manifested simultaneously. Complex risk society is a theoretical extension of Ulrich Beck’s thesis on risk society, focusing on complex developmental temporalities that are pervasively symptomatic of rapidly but asymmetrically developing political economies. In my earlier study, Korea was defined as a complex… Expand
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