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Ulrich Beck

Ulrich Beck

teaches sociology at Munich's Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, the London School of Economics and Harvard University. By his 1992 book Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity he has emerged as one of Europe's leading thinkers. His research focuses on the sociology of risk, the transformation of work, social inequalities, cosmopolitanism. Beck is a frequent contributor to la Repubblica. Several of his many books are published in Italian, including: Il normale caos dell’amore (with E. Beck-Gernsheim, 2008 Bollati Boringhieri); La società cosmopolita. Prospettive dell’epoca postnazionale (2003), Costruire la propria vita (2008), La crisi dell’Europa (2012), all three published by il Mulino; Il Dio personale. La nascita della religiosità secolare (2009), Potere e contropotere nell’età globale (2010), Disuguaglianza senza confini (2011), L’amore a distanza. Il caos globale degli affetti (with E. Beck-Gernsheim, 2012), Europa tedesca. La nuova geografia del potere (2013), all four published by Laterza.

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