Forschungsgruppe Altern und Lebenslauf (FALL)

Veröffentlichungen: ?Schelkle et al. (eds.) 2000

 

Waltraud Schelkle, Wolf-Hagen Krauth, Martin Kohli & Georg Elwert (eds.): Paradigms of Social Change: Modernisation, Development, Transformation, Evolution. Frankfurt: Campus, (322 Seiten, DM 68,00, ISBN 3-593-36533-2).



Angesichts der entstehenden Weltgesellschaft müssen die Sozialwissenschaften ihre zentralen Modelle zur Beschreibung und Erklärung des sozialen Wandels überprüfen. Der Band fragt nach Leitbegriffen, Forschungsinteressen und blinden Flecken von vier grundlegenden Paradigmen: Modernisierung, Entwicklung, Transformation und Evolution.


Inhalt:

Introduction: Paradigms lost and found
(Waltraud Schelkle & Wolf-Hagen Krauth)

Modernization Theory and Economic Growth
(Johannes Berger)

»Modernization« Discourses, their Limitations, and their Alternatives
(Göran Therborn)

Comment on Göran Therborn
(Hans Joas)

Modernization as Transformation
(Andreas Wimmer)

Struggle, Democratization and Political Transformation
(Charles Tilly)

The System Paradigm
(János Kornai)

Reflections on János Kornai‘s Notion of a »System Paradigm«
(Andreas Ryll)

A Paradigm Destroyed – On the Opportunity of Revising Theories of Institutional Transformation
(Helmut Wiesenthal)

Evolution of Development Theory and Strategy: Changing Perceptions of the Role of the Market, State and Foreign Trade
(T.N. Srinivasan)

States Against Markets: Comments on T.N. Srinivasan
(Ulrich Menzel)

The Development Paradigm in Economics: Comment on T.N. Srinivasan
(Waltraud Schelkle)

The Rise and Fall of the Washington Consensus as a Paradigm for Developing Countries
(Charles Gore)

Evolution – The Darwinian Theory of Social Change
(Peter J. Richerson & Richard Boyd)

Why Darwinism Fails in Explaining Social and Cultural Evolution – Comments on Peter J. Richerson and Robert Boyd
(Max Miller)

Theories of Social Change – A Remark on the Status of Evolutionary Theories
(Andre Kieserling)

The Evolutionary Paradigm in the Social Sciences – All Economist‘s Point of View
(Uwe Cantner )

More than a Metaphor: the neo-Darwinian Paradigm for the Explanation of Social Change
(W. G. Runciman)


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