Power in the Global Age
A New Global Political Economy
By (author) Ulrich Beck
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Power in the Global Age by Ulrich Beck
Book DescriptionThis brilliant new book by one of Europe's leading social thinkers develops a far-reaching analysis of the social, economic and political transformations of the modern age. For centuries the nation-state has provided the principal framework of power in the modern world and the basis of legitimate domination, but today this is changing. How should we conceptualize a world and a set of global dynamics in which the nation-state order is being increasingly undermined?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745632315
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 23-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ulrich Beck
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* Before his sudden death in January 2015, Ulrich Beck was one of the world s foremost sociologists. This new book is the last book he wrote before his death; it was completed in December 2014 * In this book Beck introduces a new concept 'metamorphosis' to describe what is happening in our world today.
German Europe, Paperback (September 2014)
The euro crisis is tearing Europe apart. But the heart of the matter is that, as the crisis unfolds, the basic rules of European democracy are being subverted or turned into their opposite, bypassing parliaments, governments and EU institutions.
Distant Love, Paperback (November 2013)» View all books by Ulrich Beck
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
U.Beck, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich Translated by Kathleen Cross
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