Rethinking Progress

Rethinking Progress

by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Piotr Sztompka
     
 

Rethinking Progress provides a challenging reevaluation of one of the crucial ideas of Western civilization; the notion of progress. Progress often seems to have become self-defeating, producing ecological deserts, overpopulated cities, exhausted resources, decaying cultures, and widespread feelings of alienation. The contributors, from all over the world,

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Rethinking Progress provides a challenging reevaluation of one of the crucial ideas of Western civilization; the notion of progress. Progress often seems to have become self-defeating, producing ecological deserts, overpopulated cities, exhausted resources, decaying cultures, and widespread feelings of alienation. The contributors, from all over the world, present their diversified perspectives on the fate of progress.

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ISBN-13:
9780044457534
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/23/1990
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

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