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Undoubtedly, the concept of risk is one of the main theoretical tools available to contemporary sociology to account for the dynamics of modern society. Among the authors devoted to think of risk from a theoretical point of view, Ulrich Beck and Niklas Luhmann stand out. This paper [...]

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This articles main goal is to introduce the reader to the fundamental aspects of the sociology of Erving Goffman. More than a mere summary of his works, the article interweaves concepts coined by the author throughout his career, in order to present a general characterization of his [...]