The Resource Risk and technological culture : towards a sociology of virulence, Joost van Loon

Risk and technological culture : towards a sociology of virulence, Joost van Loon

Label
Risk and technological culture : towards a sociology of virulence
Title
Risk and technological culture
Title remainder
towards a sociology of virulence
Statement of responsibility
Joost van Loon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this new work van Loon demonstrates how new technologies are transforming the character of risk and examines the relationship between technological culture and society through chapters on ecology, crime and communication
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
302/.12
Index
index present
LC call number
HM1101
LC item number
.L66 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
International library of sociology
Label
Risk and technological culture : towards a sociology of virulence, Joost van Loon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-226) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: technological culture and risk; Theoretical framework; Cultivating risks: paradoxes in the work of Ulrich Beck; Enrolling risks in technocultural practices: notes on Actor Network Theory; Assemblages and deviations: biophilosophical reflections on risk; A theoretical framework: risk as the critical limit of technological culture; The Four Riders of the Apocalypse; Cultivating waste: excessive risks in an economy of opportunities; Emergent pathogen virulence: understanding epidemics in apocalypse culture
Control code
ocm52628528
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585449166
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37422145
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52628528
  • pebcs0203466381

Library Locations

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