Global Modernization: Rethinking the Project of Modernity

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SAGE, Jul 12, 2005 - Political Science - 158 pages
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The last decade has witnessed a revival of interest in the problems of modernity and modernization. In particular, three major processes have emerged as objects of debate:

" The transformations of capitalism manifested in globalization and

the unfolding of post-industrial society

" The rapid and strong economic development of countries outside the

West

" The political and economic transformations in the post-Soviet countries

of Eastern Europe

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Critiques of the classic theory of modernization
55
Modernity and its future
83
Globalization and modernity
101
Bibliography
138
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University of Milan

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