Rethinking the Project of Modernity
- Alberto Martinelli - University of Milan, Italy
" The transformations of capitalism manifested in globalization and
the unfolding of post-industrial society
" The rapid and strong economic development of countries outside the
" The political and economic transformations in the post-Soviet countries
of Eastern Europe
"This short book critically reexamines the concepts and theories of modernity and modernization. The book's first three chapters make a wonderful introduction to theories of modernity for undergraduates and those looking for a historical and sociological evaluation of modernity and modernization concepts. The last two chapters are an important reference point for understanding the connection between modernity and globalization, as well as the future usefulness of the concepts of modernity and modernization."