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Manifestations of modernity the new era and transitional societies : NL-Aid

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[...] A closer look at said movements teaches us that said groups derived their raison d’etre from other international movements such as Marxism streams and schools of thought that proliferated the message that a revolution Cuban style would end the ailments brought on by colonialism and imperialism.
The thetical – antithetical antimonies that determined schools of thought in the world after the Second World War were in turn based on utopian-dystopian antimonies; in other words, societies positioned themselves within the international bi-polar order, by organizing themselves either as a capitalistic economic system, based on free market principles, or as mercantilist state (economic nationalism) based on the ideas of the state-led economy. Indeed, the bipolar world order of the late 1900s did not leave wiggle room for newly emerging democracies to learn-by –doing, to experiment, to develop institutions to befit the demands of their citizen.

In such an environment where systems and institutions came pre-fabricated, developed on conceptions and principles which were both foreign and insidious, intellectual communities remained at bay.

Indeed, these new societies became breeding-grounds of culture, of a new aesthetic, the full bloom of Kantian enlightenment as classical principle on sovereignty and autonomy that also gave impetus to decolonization (see for example: Huntington 1990, p. 6). But these new cultural and social movements derived their existence from challenging the legacies of colonialism, from criticizing Eurocentrism, capitalism and imperialism. [...]

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The 2011 Guardian and Observer books power 100 – interactive

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czytanie: Finkler na użytek Treslove'a - Kwestia Finklera autorstwa Howarda Jacobsona. KONKURS I 3 EGZEMPLARZE DO WYGRANIA OD WYDAWNICTWA ŚWIAT KSIĄŻKI!!!!!!!!

czytanie: Finkler na użytek Treslove'a - Kwestia Finklera autorstwa Howarda Jacobsona. KONKURS I 3 EGZEMPLARZE DO WYGRANIA OD WYDAWNICTWA ŚWIAT KSIĄŻKI!!!!!!!! | literatura | Scoop.it

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