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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 90 Citations 103,707 173 World Ranking 50 National Ranking 2

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Social science

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Politics, Risk society, Social science, Environmental ethics and Modernity. His Politics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Reflexivity, Gender studies and Media studies. His Risk society research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Social change, Law, Civil society and Industrial society.

Many of his research projects under Social science are closely connected to Index with Index, tying the diverse disciplines of science together. His studies deal with areas such as Environmental resource management, Terrorism and Power as well as Environmental ethics. His work deals with themes such as Social inequality, Late modernity and Civilization, which intersect with Second modernity.

His most cited work include:

  • Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity (12506 citations)
  • Reflexive Modernization: Politics, Tradition and Aesthetics in the Modern Social Order (2158 citations)
  • World Risk Society (1974 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Politics, Social science, Risk society, Cosmopolitanism and Environmental ethics. His Politics research integrates issues from Reflexivity, Modernity, Political economy and Power. His Social science research incorporates elements of Social inequality and Globalization.

Ulrich Beck combines subjects such as Enlightenment, Modernization theory, Industrial society and Terrorism with his study of Risk society. His work in Cosmopolitanism addresses issues such as Epistemology, which are connected to fields such as Methodological nationalism. His work deals with themes such as Normative and Civilization, which intersect with Environmental ethics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Politics (21.80%)
  • Social science (17.06%)
  • Risk society (17.54%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2020)?

  • Cosmopolitanism (14.69%)
  • Risk society (17.54%)
  • Environmental ethics (13.27%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Ulrich Beck mostly deals with Cosmopolitanism, Risk society, Environmental ethics, Politics and Social science. While the research belongs to areas of Cosmopolitanism, Ulrich Beck spends his time largely on the problem of Globalization, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Polity and Social theory. His studies in Risk society integrate themes in fields like Empire, Presentation, Economic history and Second modernity.

His Environmental ethics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Climate change and Civilization. His work investigates the relationship between Politics and topics such as Political economy that intersect with problems in Democracy, Civil society and Demise. His Social science study incorporates themes from Anthropology and Social inequality.

Between 2012 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Emancipatory catastrophism: What does it mean to climate change and risk society?: (114 citations)
  • Cosmopolitanized Nations: Re-imagining Collectivity in World Risk Society (113 citations)
  • Unpacking Cosmopolitanism for the Social Sciences: a Research Agenda (73 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Social science

Ulrich Beck mainly focuses on Environmental ethics, Cosmopolitanism, Social science, Risk society and Metamorphosis. His research in Environmental ethics tackles topics such as Climate change which are related to areas like Research question, Economy and Methodological nationalism. His Cosmopolitanism research includes elements of Demise, Civil society, Globalization and Political economy.

His studies deal with areas such as Social change, Life chances and Positive economics as well as Social science. His Risk society research incorporates themes from Argument, Social inequality, Social movement, Social class and Normative. His Metamorphosis investigation overlaps with other disciplines such as Global risk, Invisibility and Politics.

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Top Publications

Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity

Ulrich Beck;Mark Ritter.
(1992)

47506 Citations

Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity

Ulrich Beck;Mark Ritter;Jennifer Brown.
Environmental Values (1993)

7855 Citations

Reflexive Modernization: Politics, Tradition and Aesthetics in the Modern Social Order

Ulrich Beck;Anthony Giddens;Scott Lash.
(1994)

3490 Citations

World Risk Society

Ulrich Beck;Ulrich Beck.
(1999)

3234 Citations

Risikogesellschaft auf dem Weg in eine andere Moderne

Ulrich Beck.
Published in <b>1986</b> in Frankfurt am Main by Suhrkamp (1986)

2980 Citations

Individualization: Institutionalized Individualism and its Social and Political Consequences

Ulrich Beck;Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim.
(2001)

2577 Citations

Auf dem Weg in eine andere Moderne

Ulrich Beck.
(1986)

2200 Citations

What Is Globalization

Ulrich Beck;Patrick Camiller.
(2000)

2158 Citations

The Normal Chaos of Love

Ulrich Beck;Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim;Mark Ritter;Jane Wiebel.
(1995)

1724 Citations

The Cosmopolitan Vision

Ulrich Beck;Ciaran Cronin.
(1994)

1700 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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