European social development over the last century has been characterized by an increasing inclusiveness of people into the ever-larger collectives of the nation state, the European Union and categories of welfare entitlement. Yet recent empirical data suggests that income gaps are growing and that...
Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge
Uncertainty, Risk, Change, 2nd Edition
Series: Understanding Social Change
The age in which people in the West have treated society and nature as essentially separate matters is at an end. Environmental change and degradation impinge on all our lives, and even our genes are increasingly seen by employers and insurers as commodities.The Natural and the Social draws on...
Published March 31st 2004 by Routledge