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Ulrich Beck


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Security, and Prevention of Terrorism and Militarism

The Cosmopolitan State
¤ Ulrich Beck ¤ January 2001
The global terrorist threat is part of the risk society and blurs the distinction between internal and external security. Ulrich Beck concludes that in order to be able to deal with their national problems, today’s states have to de-nationalize and transnationalize themselves. Terrorism operating on a global scale has opened a new chapter in world risk society. A clear distinction must be made between the attack itself and the terrorist threat that becomes universal as a result. The global (...) read more

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