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Ulrich Beck

Distinguished among sociologists, Ulrich Beck, a German sociologist, is married to the German social scientist Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim. Ulrich Beck's area of study include modernization, globalization, ecological problems and individualization.

Ulrich Beck has been professor for sociology and director of the Institute for Sociology of Munich University and Professor at the London School of Economics.

Ulrich Beck's works include: Risk Society (1986), Counterpoison (1991), Ecological Enlightenment (1992), Ecological Politics in an Age of Risk (1994), Democracy without Enemies (1998), with Anthony Giddens and Scott Lash.