Modernity: After modernity
A four volume collection of reprinted articles and book excerpts covering the critical discussion of modernity. The contributions ragne from theoretical analyses to empirical studies. Vol. 1, "Modernization", is in three sections: "Distinguishing Modern from traditional Socities", "The Rise of Capitalism" and "Diffusion and Convergence". The contirbutors include among others Herbert Spencer, Ferdinand Tönnies, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Talcott Parsons, Richard Münch, Neil J. Smelser, Anthony Giddens, Immanuel Wallerstein, R.H. Tawney, Wilbert E. Moore and Peter L. Berger.Vol. 2, "Cultural Modernity", is in two sections: "Modern Lifeworlds" and "Beliefs and Ideology". Among the contributors are: Kingsley Davies, Georg Simmel, Alex Inkeles, Sylvia Walby, Robert N. Bellah, Bryan Wilson, Mike Featherstone, Jeffrey C. Alexander, Pierre Bourdieu, Daniel Bell, Bryan S. Turner and Karl Mannheim.Vol. 3, "Modern Systems", is in two sections: "Economic Modernity" and "Political Modernity". The contributors include: Adolph A. Berle and Gardiner T. Means, Paul A. Baran and Paul M. Sweezy, Harry Braverman, Harold L. Wilensky, Park Polanyi, Alain Lipiet, Gianfranco Poggi, Michael Mann, Theda Skocpol, Ernst Gellner, Claus Offe and others.Vol. 4, "After Modernity" is in two sections: "Theory of Contemporary Configuration" and "Substantive Developments". Among the contributors are: Jürgen Habermas, Ulrich Beck, Scott Lash, Zygmunt Bauman, Frederic Jameson, Jean-François Lyotard, Jean Baudrillard, Craig Calhoun, Daniel Bell, John Urry, Ronald Inglehart, Roland Robertson and David Held
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Aesthetic Dimension
Modernization and Postmodernization
Postmodernism or The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism
Economies Charles F Sabel
Limits of the Division of Labour New Production
From Fordism to Toyotism? The Social Organization
Challenging the Boundaries
Values Ideology and Cognitive Mobilization in New Social
Globalization as the Central
Democracy the NationState and the Global System
New Edifice or Crumbling Foundations?
action aesthetic argue automobile autonomy basic become Cambridge capital capitalist cent central cognitive competition concept conflict contemporary corporations corporatism countries cultural democracy democratic discourse disorganized ecology movement economic effect emergence example firms flexible Fordism foreign direct investment German Giddens global groups growth Habermas hermeneutic historical human ical important increased increasingly individual industrial districts institutions investment issues Japan Japanese Japanese automobile industry knowledge labour late capitalism LDCs legitimate liberal democracy manufacturing means middle class mobilization modern modernist nation-state neoconservative NICs organization paradigm political possible post-industrial post-industrial society postmaterialism postmaterialists postmodern postmodernist principle problem radical reflexivity regional relations relatively risk society risks sector sense shift social movements society sociology space spatial strategy structure theory tion trade traditional transformation Transnational unions United University Press values wage West German workers York