Author: Mustafa Emirbayer
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Keywords: modernity, society, sociologist, durkheim, emile
Number of Pages: 328
Published: 2003-02-14
List price: $48.95
ISBN-10: 0631219919
ISBN-13: 9780631219910

This comprehensive volume ranges across the entire spectrum of contemporary sociological inquiry, as seen by Durkheim. It also includes secondary readings by social thinkers of today, connecting the classic writings of Durkheim to contemporary issues. Organizes Durkheim’s writings thematically, in a comprehensive collection Includes selections from Durkheim’s best-known writings as well as less widely-known texts that explore the themes of modern sociology Contains secondary readings by key contemporary social thinkers today. Connects the classic writings of Durkheim to contemporar

Author: Robert Antonio
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Keywords: modernity, society, commentary, key, marx, readings
Number of Pages: 424
Published: 2002-09-09
List price: $49.95
ISBN-10: 0631225501
ISBN-13: 9780631225508

In this illuminating and concise collection of readings, Karl Marx emerges as the first theorist to give a comprehensive social view of the birth and development of capitalist modernity that began with the Second Industrial Revolution and still exists today.

Author: Hiroshi Nara
Publisher: Lexington Books
Keywords: modernity, arts, grappling, japan, inexorable
Number of Pages: 284
Published: 2007-02-16
List price: $32.95
ISBN-10: 0739118420
ISBN-13: 9780739118429

The book represents a compilation of case studies about Japanese intellectuals’ relationships to modernity in three majors arenas of art (art and aesthetics, theater, and literature) beginning in the 1850s to the 1970s. It discusses how inevitable wave of modernity was responded to, discussed, assimilated, changed by some of the most notable practitioners of art and intellectuals in Japan during this period.

Author: Timothy Mitchell
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
Keywords: modernity, contradictions, questions
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2000-10-03
List price: $25.50
ISBN-10: 0816631344
ISBN-13: 9780816631346

Anthropology/Cultural Studies Well-known contributors offer an illuminating look at how modernity develops in non-Western contexts. Modernity has always laid claim to universal certainty-which meant assigning a different and lesser significance to anything deemed purely local, non-Western, or lacking a universal expression. This book makes those very non-Western, non-universal elements the tools for fashioning a more complex, rigorous, and multifaceted understanding of how the modern comes about. Focusing on the making of modernity outside the West, eight leading anthropologists, histori

Author: Timothy Mitchell
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
Keywords: modernity, contradictions, questions
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2000-10-17
List price: $67.50
ISBN-10: 0816631336
ISBN-13: 9780816631339

Anthropology/Cultural Studies Well-known contributors offer an illuminating look at how modernity develops in non-Western contexts. Modernity has always laid claim to universal certainty-which meant assigning a different and lesser significance to anything deemed purely local, non-Western, or lacking a universal expression. This book makes those very non-Western, non-universal elements the tools for fashioning a more complex, rigorous, and multifaceted understanding of how the modern comes about. Focusing on the making of modernity outside the West, eight leading anthropologists, histori

Author: Vikramaditya Prakash
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Keywords: modernity, studies, national, identity, india, postcolonial, corbusier, struggle, chandigarh
Number of Pages: 178
Published: 2002-08
List price: $35.00
ISBN-10: 0295982071
ISBN-13: 9780295982076

When India emerged from colonial rule in 1947, the division of Punjab left its historic capital, Lahore, in newly created Pakistan. Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru insisted that Punjab’s new capital, Chandigarh, should be a symbol of the nation’s faith in the future, unfettered by the traditions of the past. Its design and construction galvanized national attention, and Le Corbusier, the icon of European architectural modernism, was invited to help remake India’s national ideal. Le Corbusier arrived in 1950, in the twilight of his career. He set to work alternately

Author: Tomaselli
Publisher: Rozenberg Publisher
Keywords: modernity, encountering
Number of Pages: 203
Published: 2008-10-08
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 9051708866
ISBN-13: 9789051708868
  
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