The Journal

The Project


Introduction: The Paradigm of Multiple Modernities - PDF (Gerhard Preyer)

Part I: Multiple Modernities and Structural Differentiation

1 Multiple Modernities: The Basic Framework and Problematic

2 The Dialogue between Cultures or between Cultural Interpretations of Modernity—Multiple Modernities on the Contemporary Scene

3 Social Division of Labor, Construction of Centers and Institutional Dynamics: A Reassessment of the Structural-Evolutionarys Perspective

4 Transformation and Transposition of the Thematic of Multiple
Modernities in the Era of Globalization

Part II: Religion, Ascriptive Solidarity and Collective Identity

5 The Protestant Ethic and Modernity— Comparative Analysis
with and beyond Weber

6 The Transformations of the Religious Dimension in the
Constitution of Contemporary Modernities

7 The Religious Origins of Modern Radical Movements

8 Cultural Programs, The Construction of Collective Identities
and the Continual Reconstruction of Primordiality



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Part III: The Initial and the New Research Program

9 A Sociological Approach to Comparative Civilizations: The
Development and Directions of a Research Program 1986

10 Collective Identities, Public Spheres and Political Order:
Modernity in the Framework of A Comparative Analysis of
Civilizations Report for 1955–2002
With the collaboration of Tal Kohavi, Julia Lerner, Ronna


S. N. EisenstadtList of the Major Publications

Publikationen auf Deutsch
Original Publications

Volume 24

Shmuel N. Eisenstadt: Multiple Modernities –
A Paradigm of Cultural and Social Evolution