Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 May 2010

232 Pages

ISBN: 9780748640355

Bookseller Code (02)

The End of Modernity

What the Financial and Environmental Crisis is Really Telling Us

Stuart Sim

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Brings out the broader cultural dimensions of the global financial crisis
  • Reveals the contradictions at the heart of modernity and its cult of progress
  • Offers a thought-provoking interdisciplinary analysis of late modernity and its aftermath
  • Provides a detailed reassessment of the value of postmodern thought in the new cultural situation
  • Outlines the ideological adjustments we shall have to make in a post-progress world

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