Conversations with Ulrich Beck
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Conversations with Ulrich Beck by Ulrich Beck
Book DescriptionIn this new book, Ulrich Beck and the journalist Johannes Willms engage in a series of accessible conversations that reveal and explore the key elements in Beck's thought. * Ulrich Beck, one of the most important and influential contemporary social thinkers, reveals and expands his work in a series of conversations with journalist Johannes Willms. * These conversations shed new light onto the major themes in Beck's work and provide an insight into some of the commitments and beliefs that they rest upon. * Includes new thinking on the risk society and on globalisation, themes that have put him at the forefront of contemporary debates. * Witten in a clear and lucid way and thus ideal for anyone seeking to come to grips with Beck's work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745628233
(224mm x 144mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Love and family life in the global age: grandparents in Salonika and their grandson in London speak together every evening via Skype. A U.S. citizen and her Swiss husband fret over large telephone bills and high travel costs. A European couple can finally have a baby with the help of an Indian surrogate mother.
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Author Biography - Ulrich Beck
Ulrich Beck is Professor of Sociology at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich. Johannes Willms is a journalist and writer.
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