Glenda Ballantyne teaches sociolgy at Swinburne University in Australia. Her research interests include social movements, multiple modernities, hermeneutics, identity and subjectivity and the work of Alain Touraine and Paul Ricoeur.

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Publications:
Unification or Multiplication? Theorizing Multiple Modernities

This paper argues that the emerging paradigm of ‘multiple modernities’ is a promising new approach to the complexities of modernity and the paradoxical impacts of contemporary global developments.

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Theorising Culture: Hermeneutical Themes in the Social Theory of Alain Touraine

This paper explores the new possibilities for cultural sociology opened up by the proto-hermeneutics of Alain Touraine’s recent social theory.

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Reconciling Identity and Diversity: The Narrative Conception of Identity

In this paper, I argue that the narrative conception of identity which emerges from philosophical hermeneutics offers a productive starting point for internally multiple conceptions of identity.

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