Friday, 7 July 2017

» Social morphogenesis: five years of inquiring into social change The Sociological Imagination

» Social morphogenesis: five years of inquiring into social change The Sociological Imagination



Postmodernity. Second modernity. Network Society. Late modernity. Liquid modernity. Such concepts have dominated social thought in recent decades, with a bewildering array of claims about social change and its implications. But what do we mean by ‘social change’? How do we establish that such change is taking place? What does it mean to say that it is intensifying? These are some of the questions which the Social Morphogenesis project has sought to answer in the last five years, through an inquiry orientated around the speculative notion of ‘morphogenic society’.