Facebook X YouTube Instagram Pinterest NetGalley
Google Books previews are unavailable because you have chosen to turn off third party cookies for enhanced content. Visit our cookies page to review your cookie settings.

Gino Germani (Paperback)

Towards a Sociology of Justice

P&S History > Social Science & Culture > Anthropology & Sociology

Imprint: Mimesis International
Series: Sociology
Pages: 118
ISBN: 9788869771699
Published: 31st March 2019
Casemate UK Academic

in_stock

£13.00


You'll be £13.00 closer to your next £10.00 credit when you purchase Gino Germani. What's this?
+£4.99 UK Delivery or free UK delivery if order is over £40
(click here for international delivery rates)

Order within the next 11 hours, 53 minutes to get your order processed the next working day!

Need a currency converter? Check XE.com for live rates



Since the 1960's, developing countries in Latin America started a complex journey towards establishing new values, the ones of modernity. This volume considers the work of renowned Italian-Argentine sociologist Gino Germani, who more than anyone else has been able to outline the process of modernization from this particular aspect. The author highlights Germani’s idea of ‘freedom’ as a crucial and unavoidable concept at the core of the “modern” way of being persons, subjects, social actors and active participants within a social system. Germani also refers to the opposite direction, that of social marginality, and suggests that a ‘free’ human being is somebody who is responsible for his or her actions. Within this context, every human being is the bearer of rights insofar as he or she is capable of making choices, taking responsibilities and, able to identify – on equal footing with everyone else – the right and duty to be free. Bringing a new light to the great 20th century sociologist’s thought, this book aims to trace the path of modernization and the timely issues of freedom, marginality, and participation that still profoundly defines our social structure.

There are no reviews for this book. Register or Login now and you can be the first to post a review!

Customers who bought this title also bought...

Other titles in the series...

Other titles in Mimesis International...