Postmodernity and Its Discontents

av Zygmunt Bauman  (häftad, 1997)

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Postmodernity and Its Discontents (häftad)
  • Häftad (paperback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 232
  • Utg.datum: 1997-02-01
  • Förlag: Polity Press
  • Illustrationer: 0
  • Dimensioner: 230 x 155 x 15 mm
  • Vikt: 340 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • Komponenter: 23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
  • ISBN: 9780745617916

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"For a penetrating discussion of the dilemmas which face postmodern cultural analysis, it is hard to beat." Third Way "This book has important things to say ... interesting and thought--provoking." The Times Higher Education Supplement "Humane, impassioned essays." The Times Literary Supplement

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Övrig information

Zygmunt Bauman is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the Universities of Leeds and Warsaw.

Innehållsförteckning

Introduction: Discontents -- Modern and Postmodern. 1. The Dream of Purity. 2. Making and Unmaking of Strangers. 3. The Strangers of the Consumer Era: from the Welfare State to Prison. 4. Morality Begins at Home: or the Rocky Road to Justice. 5. Parvenu and Pariah -- the Heroes and Victims of Modernity. 6. Tourists and Vagabonds -- the Heroes and Victims of Postmodernity. 7. Postmodern Art, or the Impossibility of the Avant--garde. 8. On the Meaning of Art and the Art of Meaning. 9. Culture as Consumer Co--operative. 10. On the Postmodern Deployment of Sex: Foucaulta s History of Sexuality Revisited. 11. Immortality, Postmodern Version. 12. Postmodern Religion?. 13. On Communitarianism and Human Freedom, or How to Square the Circle. Afterword: The Last word -- and it Belongs to Freedom. Notes. Index.