Social Creativity, Collective Subjectivity and Contemporary Modernity / Edition 1

Social Creativity, Collective Subjectivity and Contemporary Modernity / Edition 1

by Jose Mauricio Domingues, Jose Mauricio Domingues
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312229879

ISBN-13: 9780312229870

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The axis of this book is the articulation between the concept of collective subjectivity with the themes of social evolution and social creativity on the one hand, plus contemporary modernity and social change on the other. Drawing on theoretical ideas on reflexivity, creativity and history, it proposes a discussion of fundamental aspects of contemporary society,…  See more details below

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The axis of this book is the articulation between the concept of collective subjectivity with the themes of social evolution and social creativity on the one hand, plus contemporary modernity and social change on the other. Drawing on theoretical ideas on reflexivity, creativity and history, it proposes a discussion of fundamental aspects of contemporary society, dealing with global modernity, economic sociology and social policy, via concrete discussions about Brazil and Britain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312229870
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgements
1Nature, Social Systems and Collective Causality1
2Action and Movement, Memory and Social Creativity13
3The Logic of Theoretical Research40
4Evolution and History57
5Modernity, Tradition and Reflexivity in Contemporary Brazil94
6The Forms of Co-ordination of the Economy116
7Dialectics and Modernity Autonomy and Solidarity135
By Way of Conclusion: Critical Theory at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century156
Notes165
References174
Index197

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