The Global Age: State and Society Beyond Modernity

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Many authors who discuss the idea of globalization see it as continuing pre-established paths of development of modern societies. Postmodernist writers, by contrast, have lost sight of the importance of historical narrative altogether. This work argues that neither group is able to recognize the new era which stares us in the face. A history of the present needs an explicit epochal theory to understand the transition to the global age. When globality displaces modernity there is a general decentring of state, government, ...

The Global Age: State and Society Beyond Modernity 1996, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

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The Global Age: State and Society Beyond Modernity 1996, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

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The Global Age: State and Society Beyond Modernity 1996, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

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The Global Age: State and Society Beyond Modernity 1996, Polity Press, Oxford

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