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Unformatted text preview: • Postmodern: time/space compression characterizes postmodernity. 24 hour news cycle. • As historical era • As art, architecture, & style, aesthetics and social theory • As social theory & philosophy • David Harvey - • Premodernity: tradition (not science) pre-1700’s • Modernity: age of enlightenment, 1750-1880. First used in terms of art & aarchitecture • Postmodernity: Fordism to PostFordism, 1970’s. Mass production. Point in time we are currently living in, it’s a style. • Rationalization: Max Weber • One of 3 founding fathers of Sociology. • Hallmark for clear sign of modernity: desimination of rational ways of thinking and act-ing. Process by more and more things of society become rationalized...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course SOC 104 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Kansas.
- Spring '08