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Global Age : State and Society Beyond Modernity.

Author: Martin Albrow
Publisher: Wiley, 2013.
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Many authors who discuss the idea of globalization see it as continuing pre-established paths of development of modern societies. Post-modernist writers, by contrast, have lost sight of the importance of historical narrative altogether. Martin Albrow argues that neither group is able to recognize the new era which stares us in the face. A history of the present needs an explicit epochal theory to understand the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Albrow
ISBN: 129967898X 9781299678989 9780745676722 0745676723
OCLC Number: 851160719
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction. 1. Resuming the History of Epochs. 2. The Construction of Nation-State Society. 3. The Decay of the Modern Project. 4. Globalization: Theorizing the Transition. 5. Historical Narrative for the New Age. 6. Configurations of the Global Age: Systems. 7. Configurations of the Global Age: People. 8. The Future State and Society. 9. The Global Age Hypothesis. Notes. References. Index.

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Many authors who discuss the idea of globalization see it as continuing pre-established paths of development of modern societies. Post-modernist writers, by contrast, have lost sight of the importance of historical narrative altogether. Martin Albrow argues that neither group is able to recognize the new era which stares us in the face. A history of the present needs an explicit epochal theory to understand the transition to the Global Age. When globality displaces modernity there is a general decentering of state, government, economy, culture, and community. Albrow calls for a recasti.

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