The second modern condition? Compressed modernity as internalized reflexive cosmopolitization.

@article{KyungSup2010TheSM,
  title={The second modern condition? Compressed modernity as internalized reflexive cosmopolitization.},
  author={Chang Kyung-Sup},
  journal={The British journal of sociology},
  year={2010},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={
          444-64
        }
}
  • Chang Kyung-Sup
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The British journal of sociology
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 which the dynamic coexistence of mutually disparate historical and social elements leads to the construction and reconstruction of a highly complex and fluid social system. During what Beck considers the second modern stage of humanity, every society reflexively internalizes cosmopolitanized risks… Expand

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