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A new paradigm for understanding today's world

Author: Alain Touraine
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book will be of interest to students and academics in sociology, social theory and cultural studies, and to anyone concerned to understand today's world."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Touraine
ISBN: 0745636721 9780745636726 0745636721 0745636713 9780745636719
OCLC Number: 171550890
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: vi, 226 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. When we referred to ourselves in social terms. 1. The break p. 9 ; 2. Globalization p. 19 ; 3. Europe : a state without a nation p. 33 ; 4. The end of societies p. 44 ; 5. Revisiting the self p. 71 --
pt. 2. Now that we refer to ourselves in cultural terms. 6. The subject p. 101 ; 7. Cultural rights p. 144 ; 8. A society of women p. 184.
Other Titles: Nouveau paradigme pour comprendre le monde d'aujourd'hui.
Responsibility: Alain Touraine ; translated by Gregory Elliott.

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