Book Review

The Risk Society: Towards a new modernity

Maximiliano E. Korstanje
Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies | Vol 2, No 2 | a21 | DOI: | © 2009 Maximiliano E. Korstanje | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 25 April 2009 | Published: 25 April 2009

About the author(s)

Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Department of Economics University of Palermo, Argentina, Argentina

Full Text:

PDF (373KB)

Share this article

Bookmark and Share


The present review discusses one of the pioneer projects authored by Ulrich Beck, regarding risk perception issues, which was originally titled Risikogesellshaft, Auf dem weg in eine andere Moderne or in English The society of risk, towards a new modernity. This review is part of a broader project related to a Social Psychology doctoral thesis on fears of travelling in urban circumstances.


No related keywords in the metadata.


Total abstract views: 3995
Total article views: 10978


Crossref Citations

1. The Risk Implications of Globalisation: An Exploratory Analysis of 105 Major Industrial Incidents (1971–2010)
Matthias Beck
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  vol: 13  issue: 3  first page: 309  year: 2016  
doi: 10.3390/ijerph13030309