Singularity: A New Key for the Sociological Diagnosis of the Present Time?

@article{Wagner2018SingularityAN,
  title={Singularity: A New Key for the Sociological Diagnosis of the Present Time?},
  author={P. Wagner},
  journal={European Journal of Sociology},
  year={2018},
  volume={59},
  pages={524 - 532}
}
  • P. Wagner
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • European Journal of Sociology
Triggered by Jean-Franc xois Lyotard’s Condition postmoderne, but translated to sociology by Ulrich Beck’s Risikogesellschaft, the debate about transformations of modernity has now been going on for several decades. The initial challenge was to overcome the notion that “modern societies”, once firmly established, would no longer undergo major social transformations. By the early 1990s, this objective could be considered accomplished. The new sociological discourse about open-ended and… Expand
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