Modernity

Modernity

by Peter Wagner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780745652917
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/06/2012
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Peter Wagner is ICREA Research Professor at the University of Barcelona.

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I
Re-theorizing modernity
Chapter 1
Retrieving modernity's past, understanding modernity's present
Chapter 2
Changing views of modernity:
from convergence and stability to plurality and transformations
Chapter 3
Successive modernities:
crisis, criticism and the idea of progress
Chapter 4
Disentangling the concept of modernity:
time, action and problems to be solved
Part II
Analyzing contemporary modernity
Chapter 5
The link between capitalism and democracy reconsidered
Chapter 6
European and non-European trajectories of modernity compared
Chapter 7
Violence and justice in global modernity:
reflections on South Africa with world-sociological intent
Chapter 8
Towards a world-sociology of modernity
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