The Resource The end of modernity : what the financial and environmental crisis is really telling us, Stuart Sim

The end of modernity : what the financial and environmental crisis is really telling us, Stuart Sim

Label
The end of modernity : what the financial and environmental crisis is really telling us
Title
The end of modernity
Title remainder
what the financial and environmental crisis is really telling us
Statement of responsibility
Stuart Sim
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Global financial crisis, global environmental crisis - what connects them? Stuart Sim claims they are both symptoms of the end of modernity, the cultural system that has prevailed in the West from the Enlightenment onwards. In this provocative book, Sim argues that the modern world's insatiable need for technologically-driven economic progress is unsustainable, and potentially destructive of the planet and its socio-economic systems. The new landscape this creates - socially, politically, economically, intellectually - is explored through an interdisciplinary approach, providing a wide-ranging
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.09051
Index
index present
LC call number
CB430
LC item number
.S56 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The end of modernity : what the financial and environmental crisis is really telling us, Stuart Sim
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-215) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Part I The End of Modernity? The Cultural Dimension; 1 Introduction: The End of Modernity; 2 Modernity: Promise and Reality; 3 Beyond Postmodernity; Part II The End of Modernity? The Economic Dimension; 4 Marx was Right, But . . .; 5 Diagnosing the Market: Fundamentalism as Cure, Fundamentalism as Disease; 6 Forget Friedman; Part III Beyond Modernity; 7 Learning from the Arts: Life After Modernism; 8 Politics After Modernity; 9 Conclusion: A Post- Progress World; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn663976607
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 220 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748642410
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612749834
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
274983
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not applicable
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.b24806638
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)663976607
  • pebcs0748640355

Library Locations

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