Reflexive Modernization: Politics, Tradition and Aesthetics in the Modern Social Order

@inproceedings{Beck1994ReflexiveMP,
  title={Reflexive Modernization: Politics, Tradition and Aesthetics in the Modern Social Order},
  author={U. Beck and A. Giddens and S. Lash},
  year={1994}
}
The theme of reflexivity has come to be central to social analysis. In this book three prominent social thinkers discuss the implications of "reflexive modernization" for social and cultural theory today. Ulrich Beck's vision of the "risk society" has already become extraordinarily influential. Beck offers a new elaboration of his basic ideas, connecting reflexive modernization with new issues to do with the state and political organization. Giddens offers an in-depth examination of the… Expand
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