Risk and the Environment

@inproceedings{King2003RiskAT,
  title={Risk and the Environment},
  author={M. King and C. Thornhill},
  year={2003}
}
In this chapter we turn to Luhmann’s writings on risk and environmental issues set out in his books Okologische Kommunikation: Kann die moderne Gesellshaft sich auf okologische Gefahrdungen einstellen (1986)1 and Soziologie des Risikos (1991).2 Our reasons for devoting a chapter to these two books are twofold. In the first place, they offer an opportunity for readers with some knowledge of Luhmann’s theoretical ideas concerning politics and law to see how these may be applied to the actual… Expand
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