Approaches to understanding self, culture and society focus on material conditions or ideological conditions or a combination of both.

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Approaches to understanding self, culture and society focus on material conditions or ideological conditions or a combination of both. The term ā€œmaterialā€ here means production, exchange and the organization of society. The term ā€œideologicalā€ in this case means ideas that are prevalent in society.


Explain our present material conditions and their possible alternatives according to Rifkin. Explain our present ideological conditions and their possible alternatives according to Roszak.


Show how an understanding of both material conditions and ideological conditions is necessary in order to understand our social situation, and its possible alternatives. Include 2 additional authors in this discussion, chosen from the list of authors below. You may not use an author you have written on previously.


It is essential to demonstrate both our present material and ideological conditions and, with equal importance, the possible alternatives according to the authors.




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