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Unformatted text preview: individuals 1. Risk is hard to escape because it invisibly "piggy-backs" on many of our choices as producers or consumers, like a "stowaway." 2. Risk as "Fate" C. But in another way, the risk divide is not completely separate from the class divide. 1. It can overlap with global divide between core and periphery, as wel as the class divide within each region 2. Uneven exposure to environmental risks among populations in different countries and regions 3. But risk is still not the same as class, since it can cut across class lines 4. Risk and Global Inequity D. Prof. Straughn's thoughts - consumers have a role in "voting" with their purchases - otherwise, corporations have no real reason to stop externalizing E. Lecture 15B - Globalization and the Risk Society - The Eco-Sociology of Ulrich Beck (1944- ) Wednesday, November 28, 2007 9:35 AM Class Notes Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course SOC 402 taught by Professor Jeremystraughn during the Fall '07 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Fall '07