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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN POSTMODERN SOCIETY

Vol. 3, No 2, 2010

Adam Plachciak

University of Economics in Wroclaw

Poland

Sustainable Development in Postmodern Society

 

 

ABSTRACT. The article presents how the idea of sustainable development might function in the frames of postmodern society. It is obvious that postmodernity refers to  the contemporary society  where all different changes take place. There is a new understanding of the world. People face a new form of risk. And a new morality rules over the attitudes of people. Generally there is no one common project for the world. On the other hand sustainable development proposes the idea of building global balance in the area of social, economical and ecological orders.

 

 

Received: June, 2010

1st Revision: September, 2010

Accepted: October, 2010

JEL Classification: Q01, Z1

Keywords: sustainable development, postmodernism, postmodern morality, risk society, world order.