Reflexivity , Risk and Collective Action Over Waste Management : A Constructive Proposal Risk Society as an Analytical Framework

  title={Reflexivity , Risk and Collective Action Over Waste Management : A Constructive Proposal Risk Society as an Analytical Framework},
  author={Enrique Lara{\~n}a},
  • Enrique Laraña
  • Published 2000
I this article, I would like to address a topic relevant to current theories on western modernization and to environmental sociology. My aim is to identify the utility of some influential assumptions about the meaning of current social processes which have been approached as a form of reflexivity which questions a traditional view of western modernization by highlighting its unintended and perverse implications in our complex societies. I focus on central assumptions from the literature on… CONTINUE READING

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