Modernity and Postmodernity

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Modernity and Postmodernity by Mind Map: Modernity and Postmodernity

1. Modernity

1.1. Enlightenment

1.1.1. Reason

1.1.2. Science

1.1.3. Truth

1.1.4. Progress

1.1.5. Social Movements

1.1.5.1. Positivism

1.1.5.2. Marxism

1.2. Economics and Politics

1.2.1. Capitalism

1.2.2. Industrialisation

1.2.3. Urbanisation

1.2.3.1. Nation States

1.2.3.1.1. Colonialism

1.2.3.1.2. Keynsianism

1.2.3.1.3. Welfare

1.2.4. Marxism

1.3. Society

1.3.1. Class

1.3.2. Patriarchy

1.3.3. Jobs for Life

1.3.4. Political Involvement

1.3.5. Local Communities

1.3.6. Marriage

1.3.7. Structure

1.3.7.1. Stable Institutions

1.3.7.2. Clear social roles

1.3.7.3. tradition

1.3.7.4. individual constrained

1.3.8. Centrality of work

1.3.9. Grounded reality

1.4. Sociology

1.4.1. Positivism

1.4.2. Functionalism

1.4.3. Marxism

1.4.4. Feminism

2. Postmodernity

2.1. Knowledge

2.1.1. Skepticism about truth claims

2.1.2. Skepticism about potential of science

2.1.3. Skepticism about politics

2.1.4. Skepticism about progress

2.1.5. Relativism

2.2. Economics and Politics

2.2.1. Late-Capitalism

2.2.2. Post-Industrial Society

2.2.3. Still Urban

2.2.4. Decline of the Nation State

2.2.5. Decline of social movements

2.3. Society

2.3.1. Classless

2.3.2. Gender diversity

2.3.3. Portfolio Workers

2.3.4. Political Skeptism

2.3.4.1. Apathy

2.3.4.2. flight from deference

2.3.5. Network Society

2.3.6. Decline of the Nuclear family

2.3.7. (lack of structure) Fragmentation

2.3.7.1. Institutions lack control

2.3.7.2. No clear norms

2.3.7.3. decline of tradition

2.3.7.4. individual freedom

2.3.7.5. Diversity

2.3.8. Leisure/ culture/ consumption

2.3.9. Hyperreality

2.4. Sociology

2.4.1. Is it relevant any more?

2.4.2. Cultural Studies

2.4.3. More focused on identities