Discipline: Political Science, Sociology
Semi-ethical, semi-religious theory of cultural renewal.
So called 'new-age theory' is not a coherent doctrine, but a mixture of cultural, ecological, pantheistic and communalist beliefs which from the 1980s, particularly in North American and Western Europe, were presented as an alternative to 'consumerist' values.
Also see: communalism
Monica Sjooo, New Age and Armageddon (London, 1992)