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Synthesis: The Modernization of Politics and Society

Hans Blokland

in Modernization and Its Political Consequences: Weber, Mannheim, and Schumpeter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110814
eISBN:
9780300134827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110814.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter studies the main themes among Weber, Mannheim, and Schumpeter. The first is the rationalization perspective, where they believe that capitalism is the most relevant driving force behind ... More


The Concept of Progress

Rainer Forst

in Normativity and Power: Analyzing Social Orders of Justification

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198798873
eISBN:
9780191839535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798873.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains that the concept of progress which has shaped the Western tradition is a highly specific one and a result of a series of developments. It argues that the true logic of progress ... More


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