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From post-industrial to post-modern society

Krishan Kumar

From post-industrial to post-modern society

new theories of the contemporary world

by Krishan Kumar

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Published by Blackwell in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postmodernism -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-275) and index

    StatementKrishan Kumar
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM449 .K85 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 289 p. ;
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18172021M
    ISBN 101405114290
    LC Control Number2004050709

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    The term, “postmodern,” has many meanings and applications. If we take the term at its most basic level, the answer to the question is yes, we now live in a postmodern society.   The Coming of the Post Industrial Society; A Venture in Social Forecasting by Daniel Bell Daniel Bell is a renowned sociologist and post-Marxist, his prophetic book was first published in and republished in accompanied with a new foreword by the by:


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The second edition extends the range of the original text to address new problems of globalism, and thereby integrates the globalization debate into concerns about post-modernity.

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The great merit of Kumar's book is that it furnishes a quite detailed panorama – despite the broadness of its theme – of most recent theories on contemporary society. Aban wrote: "this list is not inclusive. There is no any mentioned-work by some writers as Philip Roth." Roth is pretty realist.

"Post-modern" is hard to strictly define, but somewhere in the definition, I think, are books that play around with form and go beyond (or at least deviate from) the realist tradition. The book is an indispensable guide to these highly contested yet inescapable attempts to theorize modern societies." William Outhwaite, University of Sussex "From Post--Industrial to Post Modern Society has established itself as an incomparable classic of modern sociology/5(26).

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