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Modernization Science

Author : Chuanqi He
ISBN : 9783642254598
Genre : Business & Economics
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Depending on their national level of income, development and modernization, all countries in the world can be generally categorized as either advanced or developing. Studies on why advanced countries continue to develop, how they maintain their level of development, and how developing countries enter into the advanced club fall into the field of “modernization science,” which is an emerging interdisciplinary science. This monograph, the first English book available on “modernization science,” interprets its concepts, methodologies, general theories, first and second modernization, six level-specific, six field-specific and three sector-specific modernizations, modernization policy and evaluation, and the principles and methods of national development since the 18th century. It provides clear, systematic, up-to-date information on this new discipline with more than 173 figures and 265 tables, and covers 131 countries and 97% of the global population. A comprehensive outlook on world modernization is presented from a Chinese perspective.

Science Spirituality And The Modernization Of India

Author : Makarand R. Paranjape
ISBN : 9781843317760
Genre : History
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Spirituality played a key role in the construction of Indian modernity. While science has certainly been an agent of modernization in India and other non-Western countries, what makes Indian modernity somewhat special is that spiritual leaders have also been instrumental in the process. Moreover, leading Indian scientists and spiritualists have recognized the immense potential for dialogue between the two disciplines. Post-colonial India, with its ready access to a holistic spirituality and significant achievements in science and technology, is a fertile site for such a dialogue. Each of the book’s four sections addresses specific themes: (1) The tension not just between science and spirituality, but also between the East and West; (2) how some key figures in India became carriers of modern consciousness, and explored the relationship between science and spirituality in the very process of trying to reform their society; (3) significant areas of research in which science and spirituality are both deeply implicated; and (4) the relationship of both scientific and spiritual practice with gender and social justice.

Global Modernization Review

Author : Alberto Martinelli
ISBN : 9789814616089
Genre : Political Science
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Modernization has effected a profound change in human civilizations and is a global trend since the 18th century. It includes not only the great change and transformation from traditional to modern politics, economies, societies and cultures, but also all human development and protection of the natural environment. Almost all nations in the world are undergoing some kind of modernization consciously or unconsciously, and the modernization drive can also be set as a national goal if they will. The first International Modernization Forum: Modernization and Global Change was held in Beijing in 2013. This volume, emanating from invaluable discussions at the forum, covers research on global modernization, multiple modernities, modernization theory, modernization science, modernization policy, and world modernization indexes. Global Modernization Review offers a collective understanding of the modernization phenomenon and provides invaluable guidance for further study, and significant international and interdisciplinary cooperation for researches on modernization. Contents:Modernization Theory ReconsideredModernization and World EconomyModernization and Social ChangeModernization and Environment ChangeModernization and Regional DevelopmentModernization and Urbanization Readership: Academics, professionals, undergraduate and graduate students interested in modernization, urbanization, developmental economics, environmental economics and international relations. Key Features:The first comprehensive book on the global modernizationWritten by top scholars on global modernization from 14 countries including the United States, Italy, Germany, China, Russia etc.Keywords:Modernization;Urbanization;Industrialization;Regional Development;Environmental Protection

Civilization And Modernization

Author : Chuanqi He
ISBN : 9789814603539
Genre : History
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Modernization has been a profound change of human civilizations — a worldwide phenomenon and trend since the 18th century. It includes not only the great change and transformation from traditional to modern politics, economy, society and culture, but also all human development and the rational protection of the natural environment at present. It has changed not only people's lives in many aspects, but also the strategic pattern of world system. At present, modernization is not only a worldwide phenomenon, but also a development goal of many countries. It is a common responsibility of the world scientific community to study the principles, explain the phenomenon and serve to reach goals of modernization. The Russian–Chinese Scientific Conference on Civilization and Modernization (the first of its kind) was held at the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) from 29 to 30 May 2012. Leading experts from the Institute of Philosophy RAS, the China Centre for Modernization Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the Institute of Sociology RAS and the Institute of Social and Economic Problems of Territories RAS, of Kursk and Tyumen state universities, and other research centers took part in the conference. The conference focused on two issues: civilization and modernization, and global and regional modernization, part one and part two respectively of the proceedings. Twenty one papers in total were presented and they are collected here in this volume. Contents:Civilization and Modernization: As We Understand Them:Human Civilization and World Modernization (Chuanqi He)The Civilizational Approach to Modernization in Contemporary China (Nelly Motroshilova)Cultural Dynamics in the Post-Soviet Countries: Problems of Modernization and Preservation of Civilizational Specificity (Example of Russia) (N E Tikhonova and S V Goryacheva)Modernization and Globalization (N N Fedotova)Modernization in Russia: Ideology and Composition of the Project (Alexander Rubtsov)The Evolution of the Concept of Modernization, Its Specificities in Various Country Groups Throughout the World (Valentina Fedotova)Principles and Methods of Modernization Science (Chuanqi He)Modernization Indices Developed by China Centre for Moderniazation Research, in a Global Family of Development Indicators: Publishers' Point of View (Oleg Zimarin)Science & Technology and Modernization (Jing Jin)Modernization in the Context of the Development of the Science and Technology (Vitaly G Gorokhov)A Bibliometric Analysis of Modernization Studies (1900–2010) (Qing Ye, Nan Ouyang and Shuyao Wu)Russia and China in DBs Web of Knowledge: Bibliometric Analysis of Publications on Modernization (Irina Marshakova-Shaikevich)Global and Regional Modernization:Regional Modernization in the World (Chuanqi He)Stages, Levels and Phases of Modernization in the Russian Regions. Modernization Types and Clusters (N I Lapin)China's Contribution to Measurement of Modernization (Tamara Orlova)Social and Cultural Measurements of Regional Modernization (Liudmila Belyaeva)On Measurement of Modernization Stages (by the Example of the Tyumen region) (A N Tarasova)Resources and Constraints of Modernization in the Regions of North-Western Federal District (Aleksandra Shabunova and Marija Lastochkina)The Summation of Development of the Region in the Context Involvement in Modernization Processes (Evgenija Kogay)Norms and Conditions of Labor in Russian and Chinese Societies: The Case of S Petersburg and Shanghai (Michail Chernysh)World Modernization Outline: 1700–2100 (Chuanqi He)Summing up the Conference and the Program:Memorandum of the Participants of the Russian-Chinese Scientific Conference "Civilization and Modernization"Protocol of Cooperation between the Centre for Study of Social and Cultural Change, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences and the Centre for Modernization Research, Chinese Academy of SciencesProgramme of the Chinese-Russian Conference "Civilization and Modernization" Readership: Scholars interested in Russia–China modern relationship; and researchers in globalization looking for the Russia–China prespective. Key Features:First book on the relationship between civilization and modernization, and also the first book on modernization study wrote jointly by the scientists of RAS and CASReaders can learn from the book in two aspects: the relation between civilization and modernization, and the global and regional (Russia and China) modernization at presentKeywords:Russia-China;Developmental Economics;Modernization;Globalization: Civilization;Proceedings

Modernization As Ideology

Author : Michael E. Latham
ISBN : 0807848441
Genre : Political Science
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Providing new insight on the intellectual and cultural dimensions of the Cold War, Michael Latham reveals how social science theory helped shape American foreign policy during the Kennedy administration. He shows how, in the midst of America's protracted

Science Technology And Development

Author : Thomas Williams Wilson
ISBN : MINN:31951001173118I
Genre : Science
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Science Technology And China S Drive For Modernization

Author : Richard P. Suttmeier
ISBN : UOM:39015002987546
Genre : Political Science
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