Global Modernities (Theory, Culture & Society) by Professor Mike Featherstone, Professor Scott M Lash,

By Professor Mike Featherstone, Professor Scott M Lash, Professor Roland Robertson

International Modernities is a sustained remark at the overseas personality of the main microcosmic practices. It demonstrates how the worldwide more and more informs the nearby, so deconstructing principles just like the `nation-state' and `national sovereignty'. The spatialization of social conception, hybridization and bio-politics are one of the serious matters mentioned.

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Roland Robertson is Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He has authored or co-authored a number of books, including Meaning and Change, International Systems and the Modernization of Societies, The Sociological Interpretation of Religion and Globalization. He has also edited or co-edited books in the areas of social Page ix theory, globality, identity and religion, as well as many articles on these and related topics. Göran Therborn is Professor of Sociology at Göteborg University, Sweden, after holding a chair in political science at Nijmegen, Netherlands in the 1980s.

He is at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague. Roland Robertson is Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He has authored or co-authored a number of books, including Meaning and Change, International Systems and the Modernization of Societies, The Sociological Interpretation of Religion and Globalization. He has also edited or co-edited books in the areas of social Page ix theory, globality, identity and religion, as well as many articles on these and related topics.

Bhabha (1990) and Stuart Hall (1992) as well as reflexive anthropologists such as Clifford and Marcus (1986). The homogenizers tend, ideal-typically, to subscribe to some sort of notion of world system. They look primarily at the presence of the universal in the particular, whether as commodification or as timespace distanciation. They would at least implicitly invoke a scenario of convergent development. Heterogenizers would tend to dispute that a system existed, will disclaim the distinction of universal and particular, and see the dominance of the West over 'the rest' as that of simply one particular over others.

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