Globalization, Modernity And Social Change / Edition 1

Globalization, Modernity And Social Change / Edition 1

by Jorg Durrschmidt, Graham Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333971574

ISBN-13: 9780333971574

Pub. Date: 01/01/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This text provides an overview of the sociology of change and transition, exploring how global transformation processes impact on everyday life by examining a number of 'hot spots' of change in contemporary society: the city, the workplace, patterns of consumption, politics, broader areas and the environment. It engages with a range of theories and concepts, in

Overview

This text provides an overview of the sociology of change and transition, exploring how global transformation processes impact on everyday life by examining a number of 'hot spots' of change in contemporary society: the city, the workplace, patterns of consumption, politics, broader areas and the environment. It engages with a range of theories and concepts, in order to investigate the interplay of continuity and change in contemporary society, and assesses their usefulness. It also speculates on the shape of emerging social orders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333971574
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Series:
Sociology for a Changing World Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Society in Transition: Everyday Life in a World of Change
• The City: Juxtaposing Global Variety and Difference
• Transformations Towards Open Society: New Political and Cultural Geographies
• The Workplace in Transition: Labour, Time and Space
• Consumption: Money and Identity in a Postmodern World?
• Politics Beyond the State: New Individualities and Solidarities
• Nature and Environment: Life in Risk Society
• Modernity and Social Change: Reconstructing the Social

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