Globalisation, Modernity and Postmodernity

The values on which the modern economy is built, such as maximising profit and mass production.
Capitalism
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The increased interconnectedness of people across international boundaries
Globalisation
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Postmodernist sociologist who uses the concept of hyper-reality to explain society's relationship with images and 'signs'.
Baudrillard
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Postmodernists take a _____________view that suggests that all truths are true for those who believe them to be so.
Relativist
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The term used to describe the breakdown or separation of culture, values and identity in Postmodernist society.
Fragmentation
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Sociologist who argues that we have entered a stage of high modernity.
Giddens
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Beck argues that in late modernity, we have created a _____society based on minimizing potential hazards.
Risk
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Sociologist who suggests that meta-narratives such as social theories are unable to explain or control society.
Lyotard
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Sociological perspective that argues that no meta-narrative or form of knowledge has priority over another.
Postmodernism
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According to Giddens, society has become __________; we change our ideas and actions in accordance to the instability of culture.
Reflexive
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The increased interconnectedness of people across international boundaries

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Postmodernist sociologist who uses the concept of hyper-reality to explain society's relationship with images and 'signs'.

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Postmodernists take a _____________view that suggests that all truths are true for those who believe them to be so.

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The term used to describe the breakdown or separation of culture, values and identity in Postmodernist society.

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