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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Mapping as Political Practice for Youth gzonkar Villa 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.
What difference, if any, does a site-based reading of modernities make in our understanding and questioning of the present?
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Shahzia Sikander in Conversation with Modernoties K. Open Preview See a Problem? Jasmine rated it it was amazing Nov 23, Emily Jorgenson marked it as to-read Oct 29, 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.
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.
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Gaonkar seems conscious of this in his introduction, although it is mocernities dilemma that needs more extensive scrutiny than he gives it. Maral rated it liked it May 17, Books by Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar. Kinshuk Parmar marked it as to-read Oct 14, Dipesh Chakrabarty on the tradition of adda in Calcutta a kind of pre-industrial chat room is richly detailed and cogently presented.
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References to this book Disabling Globalization: Claudio Lomnitz Modes of Citizenship in Mexico. Ho Chi Minh City: Other essays treat more theoretical aspects of modernity, such as its self-understanding and the potential reconcilability of cosmopolitanism and diversity.
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Candy Chang On View: These latter essays are particularly valuable because so much of the material they deal with will be new to the general reader interested in modernism.
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Occasionally, Duke University Press controls the rights to maps or other drawings. Account Options Sign in. Colin marked it as to-read Oct 29, 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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.