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The second modern condition? Compressed modernity as internalized reflexive cosmopolitization.
  • Chang Kyung-Sup
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The British journal of sociology
  • 1 September 2010
Compressed modernity is a civilizational condition in which economic, political, social and/or cultural changes occur in an extremely condensed manner in respect to both time and space, and in whichExpand
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The stranded individualizer under compressed modernity: South Korean women in individualization without individualism.
South Korean families have functioned as a highly effective receptacle for the country's highly compressed conditions of modernity and late modernity. It is as much due to the success of South KoreanExpand
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Compressed modernity and its discontents: South Korean society in transtion
According to conventional economic indicators, since late 1997 history has been reversed for South Koreans since late 1997. Their current financial crisis, which would have led to a moratoriumExpand
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Predicaments of Neoliberalism in the Post-Developmental Liberal Context
The world before global neoliberalisation was a complex of disparate ideologies, political economies and social structures. Despite the seemingly allencompassing forces of global neoliberalism, theExpand
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Market socialism — or “the socialist market economy” — in China has practically reinforced the rural-urban divide in social welfare. The danwei welfare system for urban workers has remained robust,Expand
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Individualization without Individualism: Compressed Modernity and Obfuscated Family Crisis in East Asia
This chapter explicates that the fundamental nature of East Asian modernity and late modernity has dictated a paradoxical process of individualization without individualism . East Asian modernity andExpand
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Sociology between Western Theory and Korean Reality
This article shows the historical phases of development of Korean sociology with a focus on its exposure to and interaction with western sociological thought. Towards explaining a disciplinaryExpand
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t he end of developmental citizenship? restructuring and social displacement in Post- crisis south Korea
Chang Kyung-Sup (changks@snu.ac.kr) is at the Seoul National University, South Korea. decade after what South Koreans call "the imf crisis", the South Korean economy and society have beenExpand
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China as a Complex Risk Society. Risk Components of Post-Socialist Compressed Modernity
This paper analyzes post-Mao China as a complex risk society in which social, economic, and ecological risk syndromes pertaining to highly diverse levels and systems of development are manifestedExpand
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