Prelims

The Challenge of Progress

ISBN: 978-1-78714-572-6, eISBN: 978-1-78714-571-9

ISSN: 0278-1204

Publication date: 26 November 2019

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(2019), "Prelims", The Challenge of Progress (Current Perspectives in Social Theory, Vol. 36), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. i-xi. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0278-120420190000036001

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Half Title Page

THE CHALLENGE OF PROGRESS

Series Page

CURRENT PERSPECTIVES IN SOCIAL THEORY

Series Editor: Harry F. Dahms

Recent Volumes:

Volume 23: Social Theory as Politics in Knowledge, 2005, Edited by Jennifer M. Lehmann
Volume 24: Globalization between the Cold War and Neo-imperialism, 2006, Edited by Jennifer M. Lehmann and Harry F. Dahms
Volume 25: No Social Science without Critical Theory, 2008, Edited by Harry F. Dahms
Volume 26: Nature, Knowledge and Negation, 2009, Edited by Harry F. Dahms
Volume 27: Theorizing the Dynamics of Social Processes, 2010, Edited by Harry F. Dahms and Lawrence Hazelrigg
Volume 28: The Vitality of Critical Theory, 2011, by Harry F. Dahms
Volume 29: The Diversity of Social Theories, 2011, Edited by Harry F. Dahms
Volume 30: Theorizing Modern Society as a Dynamic Process, 2012, Edited by Harry F. Dahms and Lawrence Hazelrigg
Volume 31: Social Theories of History and Histories of Social Theory, 2013, Edited by Harry F. Dahms
Volume 32: Mediations of Social Life in the 21st Century, 2014, Edited by Harry F. Dahms
Volume 33: Globalization, Critique and Social Theory: Diagnoses and Challenges, 2015, Edited by Harry F. Dahms
Volume 34: States and Citizens: Accommodation, Facilitation and Resistance to Globalization, 2015, Edited by Jon Shefner
Volume 35: Reconstructing Social Theory, History and Practice, Edited by Harry F. Dahms and Eric R. Lybeck

Editorial Advisory Board

EDITOR

Harry F. Dahms

University of Tennessee (Sociology)

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

  • Robert J. Antonio

    University of Kansas (Sociology)

  • Lawrence Hazelrigg

    Florida State University (Sociology)

  • Timothy Luke

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Political Science)

EDITORIAL BOARD

  • Sarah Amsler

    University of Lincoln (Educational Research and Development)

  • Kevin B. Anderson

    University of California, Santa Barbara (Sociology)

  • Stanley Aronowitz

    City University of New York – Graduate Center (Sociology)

  • Molefi Kete Asante

    Temple University (African-American Studies)

  • David Ashley

    University of Wyoming (Sociology)

  • Robin Celikates

    University of Amsterdam (Philosophy)

  • Norman K. Denzin

    University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign (Sociology)

  • Arnold Farr

    University of Kentucky (Philosophy)

  • Nancy Fraser

    New School for Social Research (Political Science)

  • Martha Gimenez

    University of Colorado – Boulder (Sociology)

  • Robert Goldman

    Lewis and Clark College (Sociology and Anthropology)

  • Mark Gottdiener

    State University of New York at Buffalo (Sociology)

  • Douglas Kellner

    University of California – Los Angeles (Philosophy)

  • Daniel Krier

    Iowa State University (Sociology)

  • Lauren Langman

    Loyola University (Sociology)

  • Eric R. Lybeck

    University of Exeter (Sociology)

  • John O’Neill

    York University (Sociology)

  • Paul Paolucci

    Eastern Kentucky University (Sociology)

  • Lawrence Scaff

    Wayne State University (Political Science)

  • Steven Seidman

    State University of New York at Albany (Sociology)

  • Helmut Staubmann

    Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck (Sociology)

  • Alexander Stoner

    Salisbury University (Sociology)

  • Stephen Turner

    The University of South Florida (Philosophy)

Title Page

CURRENT PERSPECTIVES IN SOCIAL THEORY VOLUME 36

THE CHALLENGE OF PROGRESS: THEORY BETWEEN CRITIQUE AND IDEOLOGY

EDITED BY

HARRY F. DAHMS

University of Tennessee, USA

United Kingdom – North America – Japan – India – Malaysia – China

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ISBN: 978-1-78714-572-6 (Print)

ISBN: 978-1-78714-571-9 (Online)

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ISSN: 0278-1204 (Series)

Dedication

This volume is dedicated to the memory of

Moishe Postone (1942–2018), member of the

Editorial Board from 2002 to 2018 and

contributor to volumes 19 and 33.

List of Contributors

Amy Allen Department of Philosophy, Penn State University, USA
Robert J. Antonio Department of Sociology, University of Kansas, USA
Patricia Arend Department of Behavioral Sciences, Fitchburg State University, USA
Katherine Comeau Department of Sociology, University of Notre Dame, USA
Daniel M. Harrison Department of Government, Criminology, and Sociology, Lander University, USA
Lawrence Hazelrigg Department of Sociology, Florida State University, USA
Reha Kadakal Sociology Program, California State University Channel Islands, USA
Timothy W. Luke Department of Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Karen Ng Department of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, USA
Kevin Olson Department of Political Science, University of California, USA
George Steinmetz Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, USA
Shawn Van Valkenburgh Department of Sociology, University of California, USA