V. Schmidt 
Global Modernity 
A Conceptual Sketch

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This book introduces the concept of global modernity as a paradigm for the analysis of the contemporary era. Building on Parson’s distinction between social, cultural, personal and organismic systems, it presents a four-dimensional scheme that aims to identify modernity’s key structural components.


1. Introduction 2. Phases of Modernity 3. Epistemological and Methodological Challenges 4. A Four-dimensional Scheme of Modernization 5. Global Modernization in Context 6. Two Aspects of Polycentric Modernity 7. Conclusion

Über den Autor

Volker H. Schmidt is Associate Professor of Sociology at the National University of Singapore. He was formerly a Kennedy Memorial Fellow at Harvard University, USA, and he has held several fellowships at the University of Münster, Germany. Most recently, he was a Fellow at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, University of Bielefeld, Germany.
Sprache Englisch ● Format PDF ● Seiten 110 ● ISBN 9781137435811 ● Dateigröße 1.1 MB ● Alter 02-99 Jahre ● Verlag Palgrave Macmillan UK ● Ort London ● Land GB ● Erscheinungsjahr 2014 ● herunterladbar 24 Monate ● Währung EUR ● ID 4971845 ● Kopierschutz Adobe DRM
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