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Global modernity and social contestation

Author: Breno M Bringel; José Maurício Domingues
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2015.
Series: Sage studies in international sociology, 63.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A key resource for research in both social theory and the sociology of modernity, as well as social movements and social contestation, and for those interested in globalization and global studies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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All Authors / Contributors: Breno M Bringel; José Maurício Domingues
ISBN: 9781446295748 1446295745 9781446295755 1446295753 9781473916449 1473916445 9781473905641 1473905648
OCLC Number: 900709724
Description: xi, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Rethinking modernity through social contestation: Modernity and critique : elements of a world-sociology / Peter Wagner. The global transition and the challenge to social sciences / Sujata Patel. Modernity and the violence of global accumulation : the ethnic question in China / Lin Chun. Demystifying modernity : in defence of a singular and normative ideal / G Aloysius. Vicissitudes and potentialities of critical theory / José Maurício Domingues --
Rethinking social contestation through modernity: The global age : a social movement perspective / Geoffrey Pleyers. Social movements and contemporary modernity : internationalism and patterns of global contestation / Breno Bringel. Global modernity, social criticism and the local intelligibility of contestation in Mozambique / Elísio Macamo. Globalized modernity, contestations and revolutions : the cases of Egypt and Tunisia / Sarah Ben Néfissa. Modernity, cultural diversity and social contestation / Luis Tapia --
Borders of modernity and frontiers of exclusion : rights, citizenship and contestation in comparative perspective: Half-positions and social contestation : on the dynamics of exclusionary integration / Craig Browne. Abyssal lines and contestation in the construction of modern Europe : a de-colonial perspective of the Spanish case / Heriberto Cairo and Keina Espiñeira. From international legality to local struggle : how and why human rights matters to social movements in Argentine democracy / Gabriela Delamata. Social contestation and substantive citizenship : popular mobilization in South Africa's modern state / Marcelle Dawson.
Series Title: Sage studies in international sociology, 63.
Responsibility: edited by Breno M. Bringel and José Maurício Domingues.


A collection of cutting edge essays from leading international names in social theory, social movement studies, political sociology and social contestation.  Read more...
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A new generation of truly global sociology, grappling with the contemporary world through the lenses of critique, contestation, and social movements. A significant contribution. -- Goeran Therborn A Read more...

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