Multiple modernities concept in historical sociology of J.P. Arnason
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Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Prof., Belarusian State University; Associate Researcher, Sociological Institute of FCTAS RAS, Minsk, Belarus email@example.com
Titarenko L.G. Multiple modernities concept in historical sociology of J.P. Arnason. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2016. No 1. P. 186-190
The paper reveals Johan Arnason contribution to the development of the theory of modernity. A brief description is oofered of his comparative civilizational approach to multiple Modernity, as well as his method for comparing civilizations used in the analysis of East Asian modernity compared to the Soviet (Communist) pattern. The author shows creative potential of the concepts of Arnason for analyzing modernization in Russia.
modernity; civilizational dynamics; comparative-historical approach; East Asia; the Chinese type of modernity
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