Item description for Comparing Modernities: Pluralism Versus Homogenity. Essays in Homage to Shmuel N. Eisenstadt (International Comparative Social Studies 10) by Eliezer Ben-Rafael...
The authors of this volume explore the tensions and dilemmas that impact pluralism and homogeneity in modern societies. This is the first work in this field in which the frame of discussion is a comparative civilizational analysis. It focuses on issues that are at the heart of the contemporary human experience and culture. The contributors to this book, renowned scholars from all over the world, tackle these issues by referring to different temporal and spatial settings. This book is in homage to Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt. We honor his ground-breaking work in the comparative study of modernities and civilizations.
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Eliezer Ben-Rafael is Weinberg Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Tel-Aviv University. He is a former president of the Israel Sociological Society. His books include Crisis and Transformation and Language, Identity and Social Division.
Eliezer Ben-Rafael currently resides in Tel Aviv. Eliezer Ben-Rafael has an academic affiliation as follows - Ben Gurion University of the Negev Israel, Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Univers.