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Author Wagner, Peter, 1956 September 18-
Title A sociology of modernity : liberty and discipline / Peter Wagner
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1994
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 Ethnology Library  HM24 .W183 1994    AVAILABLE    30520020394426
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Descript xv, 267 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 240-260) and index
pt. I. Principles of modernity. 1. Modes of narrating modernity. 2. Enablement and constraint: Understanding modern institutions -- pt. II. The first crisis of modernity. 3. Restricted liberal modernity: The incomplete elaboration of the modern project. 4. Crisis and transformation of modernity: The end of the liberal utopia -- pt. III. The closure of modernity. 5. Networks of power and barriers to entry: The organization of allocative practices. 6. Building iron cages: The organization of authoritative practices. 7. Discourses on society: Reorganizing the mode of cognitive representation -- pt. IV. The second crisis of modernity. 8. Pluralization of practices: The crisis of organized modernity. 9. Sociology and contingency: The crisis of the organized mode of representation. 10. Modernity and self-identity: Liberation and disembedding -- pt. V. Towards extended liberal modernity? 11. Incoherent practices and postmodern selves: The current condition of modernity
Subject Sociology -- Philosophy
Alt Title Modernity
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