This thoughtful and illuminating book provides a major statement on the meaning and importance of postmodernity.
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction: The re-enchantment of the world, or, how can one narrate postmodernity?; LEGISLATORS AND INTERPRETERS: CULTURE AS THE IDEOLOGY OF INTELLECTUALS; SOCIOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO POSTMODERNITY; THE CHANGING DISCURSIVE FORMATION OF SOCIOLOGY; IS THERE A POSTMODERN SOCIOLOGY?; PHILOSOPHICAL AFFINITIES OF POSTMODERN SOCIOLOGY; THE WORLD ACCORDING TO JEAN BAUDRILLARD; COMMUNISM: A POSTMORTEM; LIVING WITHOUT AN ALTERNATIVE; A SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY OF POSTMODERNITY; Appendix: An interview with Zygmunt Bauman Richard Kilminster and Ian Varcoe; Index
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