Scott Lash

Scott Lash ( born December 23, 1945 in Chicago) is an American sociologist, the much acclaimed contributions to the cultural studies and has made to the cultural geography and teaches as professor in the UK.

Lash earned a Bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Michigan, the master degree in sociology at Northwestern University in Illinois and was founded in 1980 at the London School of Economics and Political Science for Ph.D. doctorate. From 1993 he was a professor at the University of Lancaster and since 1998 professor at Goldsmiths College, University of London and director of the Center for Cultural Studies.

Along with Anthony Giddens and Ulrich Beck wrote the font Lash Reflexive Modernization. A controversy.

Writings (selection )

  • The end of organized capitalism ( with John Urry ), Madison (Wisconsin ), 1987, ISBN 0299116700
  • Sociology of postmodernism, London, 1990, ISBN 0415047846
  • Economies of signs and space ( with John Urry ), London 1994, ISBN 0803984715
  • Another modernity, a different rationality, Oxford 1999, ISBN 0631159398
  • Intensive culture. Social theory, religion and contemporary capitalism, Los Angeles 2010, ISBN 9,781,412,945,165th