modernisation


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to modernisation: modernization

modernisation

A process in which a society moves away from traditional views towards rational/secular views, and away from a subtext of survival and security towards one of self-expression.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lounges for travelling military personnel and nursing rooms were also added near gates A27 and C8 as part of the modernisation.
The Ecological modernisation theory (EMT) appeals to the private sector (tourism industry) using a word this is interested in, namely "profit", by means of market-based incentives, making the theory more probably to be accepted by the tourism industry.
Ecological modernisation is not, however, immune from criticism.
Ecological Modernisation as a social theory, Geoforum, Volume 31, issue1, 57-65
The modernisation Plan which was focused on enabling modular construction has been completed at a financial outlay of Rs.606 Cr.
GSL has undertaken a planned modernisation programme and is in the process of creating infrastructure for indigenous construction of MCMVs (Mine Counter Measure Vessels) for Indian Navy.
Task (Part) II Modernisation of electronic systems for 6 (six) series vehicles EN57AKS,
Task (part) III Modernisation of electronic systems for 2 (two) series vehicles EN57KM,
"The Dialogue on Modernisation is a very good example showing that civil society is ready to make an important contribution to the country's modernisation.