modernisation


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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.
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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