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Fear in Contemporary Society

Its Negative and Positive Effects

by Vladimir Shlapentokh

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Social theory,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Organization,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Physiological Psychology,
  • Fear,
  • Social structure,
  • Social values

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400789M
    ISBN 10140397389X
    ISBN 109781403973894

      [PDF] Fear in Contemporary Society: Its Negative and Positive Effects Read Full Ebook.   In this new book, Furedi seeks to explain two interrelated themes: why has fear acquired such a morally commanding status in society today and how has the way we fear today changed from the way that it was experienced in the past? He explores key moments in the history of fear to help situate the workings of this emotion in contemporary society/5(10).

    "Fear" is a testimony of not only the author's service and experiences, but, also delves into the class divisions in society of the time that dictated who directed the This is probably due to the great translation and the readability and accessibility of the modern prose used/5().   For Caterina Albano, the themes of this painting – the "fragmented self" and existential angst – have become integral to our contemporary culture of fear, with its persistent anxiety about Author: PD Smith.

    Table of contents for Journal of Contemporary History, 55, 2, The concerns of respondents are usually not the result of their direct experience. The helplessness consequently is a fertile background for the development of the culture of fear. Keywords: intuition, threat, culture of fear, risk society. Milan Ambrož is the Associate Professor at the Faculty of Organizational Studies in Novo mesto.


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