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Multiple Modernities or Global Interconnections: Understanding the Global Post the Colonial

Gurminder K. Bhambra

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter reviews the debate on multiple modernities in the light of the assumption that such varieties emerge in territorial forms. There is a double risk in this debate: first, by focusing on ... More


Modern Social Imaginaries

Craig Browne and Andrew P. Lynch

in Taylor and Politics: A Critical Introduction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780748691937
eISBN:
9781474445191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691937.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Taylor’s political thinking seeks to come to terms with the changed ideological and political context that coalesced during the twentieth century’s last decades and the new millennium. It involves a ... More


Introduction

Victoria C. Stead

in Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856663
eISBN:
9780824872991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856663.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste there are ways of being and belonging—customary and modern—that are fundamentally different but nonetheless intertwined in dynamic entanglements. These ... More


On Being in Time: Modern African Elites and the Historical Challenge to Claims for Alternative and Multiple Modernities

Jacob Dlamini

in African, American and European Trajectories of Modernity: Past Oppression, Future Justice?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400404
eISBN:
9781474412476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400404.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the ways in which African elites define their relation to the Europe with which they were confronted by the settlers in both appreciative and combative terms. It considers how ... More


Introduction

Michela Coletta

in Decadent Modernity: Civilisation and 'Latinidad' in Spanish America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941312
eISBN:
9781789629040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941312.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introduction starts by defining the theoretical framework in the context of recent and current debates on ‘multiple modernities’, which often fail to include Latin America. This section then ... More


Modernization Theories

Raj Kollmorgen

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Modernization theories represent one of the most important and most controversial approaches in transformation research. After their golden age in the 1950s and 1960s, they came under pressure by ... More


Introduction

Jürgen Rüland

in The Indonesian Way: ASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602854
eISBN:
9781503604544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602854.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter contextualizes the study in current debates on the effects of norm diffusion. Research intellectually influenced by world polity theory projects an increasing similarity of regional ... More


Introduction: European Perspectives on Unity and Division

Johann P. Arnason and Natalie J. Doyle

in Domains and Divisions of European History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312144.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores unity and divisions in Europe in relation to four domains of European history: civilisations, religions, regions, and nations. In relation to Europe, the concept of civilisations ... More


Reflections on the Concept of Modernity

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta

in Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801665
eISBN:
9780191840302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801665.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Part I contains theoretical reflections on the two central concepts of the book: modernity and religion. This chapter on the concept of modernity begins by addressing the main reservations that have ... More


Conclusion: African Christianity and Modernity

Paul Gifford

in Christianity, Development and Modernity In Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190495732
eISBN:
9780190618506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495732.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter recapitulates the argument. In the last few centuries a new world has come into being, one in which causality has come to be understood no longer in terms of spiritual forces. To the ... More


The Emerging Urban Landscape in the Southern Persian Gulf

Ashraf M. Salama

in Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Persian Gulf

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190499372
eISBN:
9780190638504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499372.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the state of contemporary urban environments in the Gulf, and aims to explore the phenomenon of global flows and their impact on regional urbanism and architecture. It ... More


The Future

Paul Gifford

in The Plight of Western Religion: The Eclipse of the Other-Worldly

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190095871
eISBN:
9780190099602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190095871.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter addresses the limits of religious change. It argues that invoking the notion of change is sometimes less helpful than admitting that something has been discarded or hollowed out or ... More


Introduction: Christian Radicalism and the Invented Revolutions of the 1960s

Sam Brewitt-Taylor

in Christian Radicalism in the Church of England and the Invention of the British Sixties, 1957-1970: The Hope of a World Transformed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827009
eISBN:
9780191865954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827009.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter critiques teleological accounts of Britain’s Sixties, arguing that the episode witnessed, not the arrival of ‘late modernity’ or ‘postmodernity’, but the sudden and contingent invention ... More


Historians and Historical Writing in Modern Korea

Henry Em

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0033
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter focuses on Korea, describing how after 1945 those who had criticized colonial rule achieved influence, started to build modern academic institutions, and, in the southern state, excluded ... More


Conclusion: Crisis, Eschatology, and the Reinvention of British Modernity

Sam Brewitt-Taylor

in Christian Radicalism in the Church of England and the Invention of the British Sixties, 1957-1970: The Hope of a World Transformed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827009
eISBN:
9780191865954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827009.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concludes that the early stages of Britain’s Sixties moral revolution were importantly influenced by metanarratives derived from Christian eschatology. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, ... More


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