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Postmodernity

  • By: Joseph Natoli
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Although postmodernity is an intellectual construct, many critics argue that it provides the cultural logic that undergirds economic globalization—especially globalized free enterprise. The term postmodernity suggests that it is a late 20th-century replacement for 20th-century modernism, but there has ...

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