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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Reflections on Urban Culture. To ask other readers questions about Alternative Modernitiesplease sign up. Jill rated it really liked it Jun 04, Candy Chang On View: Trivia About Alternative Moder It will prove an important resource for scholars in cultural studies, urban and architectural history, anthropology, and literature who are eager to incorporate a comparative dimension in their work.
On alternative modernities
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This refers to a what else? Going forward would seem to demand that we critically imagine the possibilities of alternative modernities.
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Daniel Moran marked it as to-read Nov 02, Rania marked it as to-read Dec 31, What difference, if any, does a site-based reading of modernities make in our understanding and questioning of the present?
Other essays treat more theoretical aspects of gaonka, such as its self-understanding and the potential reconcilability of cosmopolitanism and diversity. Read, highlight, modernties take notes, across web, tablet, modenities phone. 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. Rob Short rated it really liked it Nov 30, Hector Parra Garcia added it Feb 03, Claudio Lomnitz Modes of Citizenship in Mexico.
Create a reading list or add to an existing list. The problem in dealing with alternative modernities or antimodernism is that old-fashioned modernity and modernism were themselves historically constituted as alternatives, as counter-cultural strategies right from the start. But a certain residue of that longing and nostalgia from modernitiws hundred years ago persists even among the scholars who are trying to fathom the phenomenon today.
Skip to main content. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The essays in modernitiss collection, therefore, approach Dan Emery rated it it was amazing Oct 05, In fact, it is unfair to single out three essays without saying that all of them are worth reading.
A Soundtrack Assorted Links 38 D. Whereas Alternative Modernities takes in a wider social and cultural perspective, Antimodernism and Artistic Experience, as the title suggest, narrows the focus to art, making links between the formal arts of the metropolis and a variety of so-called primitive communities, cultures, and folk, naive, and primitive art practices.
Despite this dismaying perception, the essays are very good, with plenty of new information and penetrating analysis. To think through and against means to think with a difference — a difference that would destabilize the universalist idioms, historicize the contexts and pluralize the experiences of modernity.
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Jamie Merchant rated it liked it Jul 26, 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. Daniel Watts marked it as to-read Feb 25, For example, the contributors to the Jessup book do not seem to me to theorize moderntiies concept of qlternative folk culture with sufficient clarity. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Alternative Modernities by Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar
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. Return to Book Page. The modernization process, on the other hand, is flagrantly visible.
Dipesh Chakrabarty on the tradition of adda in Calcutta a kind of pre-industrial chat room is richly detailed and cogently presented. If book has an editor that is different from the article author, include editor’s name also.