Global Modernization

Rethinking the Project of Modernity

The last decade has witnessed a revival of interest in the problems of modernity and modernization. In particular, three major processes have emerged as objects of debate: ” The transformations of capitalism manifested in globalization and the unfolding of post-industrial society”; “The rapid and strong economic development of countries outside the West”; “The political and economic transformations in the post-Soviet countries of Eastern Europe”.

Alberto Martinelli, Global Modernization. Rethinking the Project of Modernity, Sage, London, 2005, pp. 168 (Russian Edition, 2006; Chinese Edition, 2011)