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A new paradigm for understanding today's world

Author: Alain Touraine
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, ©2007
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Touraine is one of the leading social thinkers in the world today and many of his books have been published in English. In this book Touraine presents a new theoretical framework for understanding  Read more...

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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 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: When we referred to ourselves in social terms. The break Globalization Europe : a state without a nation The end of societies Revisiting the self Now that we refer to ourselves in cultural terms. The subject Cultural rights A society of women
Other Titles: Nouveau paradigme pour comprendre le monde d'aujourd'hui.
Responsibility: Alain Touraine ; translated by Gregory Elliott.

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