Presentation at the ISA Forum in Vienna

3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, July 10 – 14, 2016
Vienna, Austria
3rd ISA Forum of Sociology
3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, July 10 – 14, 2016
Vienna, Austria

The theory and prospects of new institutions and individualized responsible linkage will be presented at the ISA Forum 2016 in Vienna by Hanno Scholtz on Tuesday, 12 July 2016, at 18:30, within the Common Session 2C “The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World” (17:45-19:15), at Hörsaal 33 (Main Building).

About the book

2020s vs. 1940s: Two Global Crises in Analysis and Solution [Book cover]
Two Steps to Modernity: Two Global Crises in Analysis and Solution
Have you from time to time had the feeling of a dejà-vu? There are so many things now comparable to the early 20th century, from migration over terrorism to economic crises.

This book shows: this is no coincidence. Understanding that modernity has two steps is a key for understanding world history from the 19th to the 21st century, and shaping it to the better.

In the 2020s, institutional innovations bring a climax of crises as long as innovations in organizations are not yet matched on the macro level, and their solution when they finally do. In the current second transition of modernity, modern interaction principles have been introduced within organizations since 1968, but the general acceptance of individualized responsible linkages in democracy and career development as base for regained stability and prosperity still stands out. Read more!

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Dr. Hanno Scholtz (Photo: Vera Markus)
Dr. Hanno Scholtz

Hanno Scholtz is a social scientist specialized in analytical, comparative and historical sociology. He has taught at various universities including Zurich, Konstanz, Berne, and Leipzig, is Privatdozent in sociology at UZH Zurich, holds degrees in economics (Univ. Mannheim) and political science (FU Berlin) and is board member in ISA research committees on Comparative and on Rational Choice Sociology.

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