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The crisis of industrial society.

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 167-180.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN13 .B53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 185 p.
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4438382M
    LC Control Number79093902

    In my book, Radical Transformation: Oligarchy, Collapse, and the Crisis of Civilization, I argue that industrial civilization is being driven toward collapse by five key forces – related to terminal dysfunction within its ecological, economic, socio-cultural, and political sub-systems. This article will discuss the general provisions of the theory of post-industrial society and expose its shortcomings and errors. The Theory of “Post-Industrial Society” The concept of a post-industrial society originated in the 20th century as a response to the “imperfection” of the Marxist formational theory. To the Editors. Mr. Christopher Lasch, in his review of my book, The Coming of Post-Industrial Society (New York Review, Octo ), was so busy nibbling away at phrases of my text, that he has performed the astonishing feat (for someone who demands theoretical rigor) of ignoring completely, and in several thousand words not even mentioning, the theoretical structure and intention of. This book is the antidote, covering the whole history of this nutty and dangerous system of thought. It begins by an alternately hilarious and tragic introduction by the editor Yuri Maltsev. He describes in vivid detail life in the Soviet Union, which, he points out contrary to .


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