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Rethinking progress :movements, forces, and ideas at the end of the 20th century

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Rethinking Progress provides a challenging reevaluation of one of the crucial ideas of Western civilization--the notion of progress. Progress often seems to have become self-defeating, producing ecological deserts, overpopulated cities, exhausted resources, decaying cultures, and widespread feelings of alienation. The contributors, from all over the world, present their diversified perspectives on the fate of progress.

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ISBN:
9780044457534
Author:
Alexander, J.
Publisher:
Routledge
Other:
Alexander, Jeffrey C.
Editor:
Sztompka, Piotr
Editor:
Alexander, Jeffrey C.
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Congresses
Subject:
Progress
Subject:
Progress -- Congresses.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
6]
Publication Date:
19900831
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
284
Dimensions:
6.14x9.21x.75 in. 1.27 lbs.

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