Modernity in the Age of Global Capitalism
By (author) Arif Dirlik
Normal Price: $93.99
Your Price: $84.59 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $9.40! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.23 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Global Modernity by Arif Dirlik
Book Description"A compelling essay on the contemporary human condition." William D. Coleman, Director of the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition, McMaster University "An unusually perceptive and balanced appraisal of the globalization hype and its relation to the reality of global capitalism." Immanuel Wallerstein, Yale University In his provocative new book Arif Dirlik argues that the present represents not the beginning of globalization, but its end. We are instead in a new era in the unfolding of capitalism -- "global modernity". The fall of communism in the 1980s generated culturally informed counter-claims to modernity. Globalization has fragmented our understanding of what is "modern". Dirlik's "global modernity" is a concept that enables us to distinguish the present from its Eurocentric past, while recognizing the crucial importance of that past in shaping the present.
Buy Global Modernity book by Arif Dirlik from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781594513237
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Arif Dirlik
Global Capitalism and the Future of Agrarian Society, Paperback (June 2015)
Historical and comparative analysis of how globalisation has affected agrarian societies. Includes contributors from the UN, China and India.
Culture & History in Post-Revolutionary China, Hardback (January 2012)» View all books by Arif Dirlik
Offering critical perspectives on a number of ideological issues that have figured prominently in Chinese intellectual discourse since the beginning of the so-called 'reform and opening' in the late 1970s, these essays range widely in subject matter, from Marxist historiography to sociology and anthropology in China to guoxue/national studies.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Global Modernity book by Arif Dirlik and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Arif Dirlik
Arif Dirlik is Knight Professor of Social Science and Professor of History and Anthropology at the University of Oregon. He is recently author of Marxism in the Chinese Revolution (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005) and Postmodernity's Histories: The Past as Legacy and Project (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000).
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687