Tag: Postmodernism

The theoretical developments of Modernism and Postmodernism

Introduction Sociologists Cohen and Kennedy (2000) have traced the emergence of ‘modernity’ to the 17th century and the dawn of the revolutionary Enlightenment age which brought about historic changes and influenced European societies by dramatically transforming primary and secondary institutions. The term ‘modernity’ encapsulates the progress of society, from primitive civilisation through modern era characterised …