ALTERNATIVE MODERNITIES GAONKAR PDF

On alternative modernities. Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar · Communication Studies. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article. Alternative Modernities has 13 ratings and 0 reviews. To think in terms of “ alternative modernities” is to admit that modernity is inescapable and to des. D.P. Gaonkar on Alternative Modernities. “To think in terms of alternative modernities does not mean blithely abandon the Western discourse.

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Skip to main content. Manos Katsoulakis marked it as to-read Feb 27, Gaonkar seems conscious of this in his introduction, although it is a dilemma that needs more extensive scrutiny than he gives it.

Joel Trono-Doerksen marked it as to-read Mar 26, Alternative Modernities adds a wealth of comparative detail about a wide variety of societies over the last two centuries to the continuing discourse of modernity, helping to expand and refine this discourse through the careful accumulation of close readings.

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On alternative modernities

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Hakan Dogruoz added it May 20, Ho Chi Minh City: Hector Parra Garcia added it Feb 03, Other essays treat more theoretical aspects of modernity, such as its self-understanding and the potential reconcilability of cosmopolitanism and diversity. It is, instead, composed by the endless pluralism of differing cultural experiences. Without abandoning the Western discourse on the subject, the contributors to this volume write from the standpoint that modernity is in truth a richly mulitiplicitous concept.

Without abandoning the Western discourse on the subject, the contributors to this volume write from the standpoint that modernity is in truth a richly mulitiplicitous concept.

Alternative Modernities

Find us on Facebook. Jamie Merchant rated it liked it Jul 26, Kaye Johnson marked it as to-read Mar 23, Believing that the language and lessons of Western modernity must be submitted to comparative study of its global receptions, they focus on such sites as China, Russia, India, Trinidad, and Mexico. Candy Chang On View: No trivia or quizzes yet. Other essays treat more theoretical aspects of modernity, such as its self-understanding and the potential reconcilability of cosmopolitanism and diversity.

D.P. Gaonkar on Alternative Modernities

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Other essays treat more theoretical aspects of modernity, such as its self-understanding and the potential reconcilability of cosmopolitanism and diversity. Antimodernism and Artistic Experience: Gaonkar has rendered valuable service in bringing these scholars together in a single volume.

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Alternative Modernities by Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar

Modernity has traveled from the West to the rest of the world not only in terms of cultural forms, social practices, and institutional arrangements, but also as a form of discourse that interrogates the present. Wilkson Sousa marked it as to-read Oct 12, Want to Read saving….

Sachin added it Oct 08, But for all the talk about cultural difference, we always seem to find the same unsettling fallout everywhere: Occasionally, Duke University Press controls the rights to maps or other drawings. Sam Grace added it Sep 10,