Category: Politics

China: The Last Nail in the Coffin of “Modernization Theory”

China: The Last Nail in the Coffin of “Modernization Theory” Chinese city

China is proof positive that the “Modernization Theory” is finally dead, for good. The theory in its most basic outline postulated societies passing through certain stages in history, culminating with the “modern” age. The main transition was formulated differently by different theorists.