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The Challenges of Vulnerability

In Search of Strategies for a Less Vulnerable Social Life

  • Barbara A. Misztal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction: The Challenges of Vulnerability

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  3. Defining Vulnerability

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  4. Confronting Vulnerability

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  5. Conclusion: The Challenges of Vulnerability Reduction

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 226-263

About this book

Introduction

Proposing an aggregative conception of vulnerability, this book provides a new framework for understanding individual experience of, and resilience to, vulnerability and promotes the need to find remedies for exposure to involuntary dependence, the unsecured future and the painful past.

Keywords

nature resilience sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • Barbara A. Misztal
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  1. 1.University of LeicesterUK

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