On alternative modernities. Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar · Communication Studies. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article. Alternative Modernities has 13 ratings and 0 reviews. To think in terms of “ alternative modernities” is to admit that modernity is inescapable and to des. D.P. Gaonkar on Alternative Modernities. “To think in terms of alternative modernities does not mean blithely abandon the Western discourse.

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We learn, once again, that modernity always eludes universalist definition.

In fact, it is unfair to single out three essays without saying that all of them are worth reading. Mapping as Political Practice for Youth in Villa John rated it really liked it Feb 08, No trivia or quizzes yet. Sam Grace added it Sep 10, The essays in this collection, therefore, approach The essays in this collection, therefore, approach the dilemmas of modernity from transnational and transcultural perspectives. Help Center Find new research papers in: The essays in this collection, therefore, approach the dilemmas of modernity from transnational and transcultural perspectives.


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On alternative modernities

The problem in dealing with alternative modernities or antimodernism is that old-fashioned modernity and modernism were themselves historically constituted as alternatives, as counter-cultural strategies right from the start. The all-too-predictable failure to connect with them hardly needs any emphasis. Be the first to ask a question about Alternative Modernities.

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