Futures of sustainability: Perspectives on social imaginaries and social transformation. A comment on Frank Adloff and Sighard Neckel's research program

Gerard Delanty
2021 Social Science Information  
This essay is a comment on the research program launched by Frank Adloff and Sighard Neckel. My comment is specifically focused on their research agenda as outlined in their trend-setting article, 'Futures of sustainability as modernization, transformation, and control: A conceptual framework'. The comment is also addressed more generally to the research program of the Humanities Centre for Advanced Studies 'Futures of Sustainability'. I raise three issues: the first relates to the very idea of
more » ... the future; the second concerns the notion of social imaginaries and the third question is focused on the idea of social transformation.
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