A Sociology of Modernity: Liberty and Discipline

A Sociology of Modernity: Liberty and Discipline

by Peter Wagner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415081866

ISBN-13: 9780415081863

Pub. Date: 12/08/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415081863
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/08/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue
Acknowledgements
Pt. IPrinciples of modernity
1Modes of narrating modernity3
2Enablement and constraint: Understanding modern institutions19
Pt. IIThe first crisis of modernity
3Restricted liberal modernity: The incomplete elaboration of the modern project37
4Crisis and transformation of modernity: The end of the liberal utopia55
Pt. IIIThe closure of modernity
5Networks of power and barriers to entry: The organization of allocative practices73
6Building iron cages: The organization of authoritative practices89
7Discourses on society: Reorganizing the mode of cognitive representation104
Pt. IVThe second crisis of modernity
8Pluralization of practices: The crisis of organized modernity123
9Sociology and contingency: The crisis of the organized mode of representation141
10Modernity and self-identity: Liberation and disembedding154
Pt. VTowards extended liberal modernity?
11Incoherent practices and postmodern selves: The current condition of modernity175
Notes194
Bibliography240
Index261

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