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Zygmunt Bauman

Prophet of Postmodernity (Key Contemporary Thinkers)

by Dennis Smith

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Published by Polity Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Biography: general,
  • Sociology,
  • Postmodernism,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • CIVILIZATION, MODERN_20TH CENTURY,
  • History / Civilization,
  • Civilization, Modern,
  • 20th century,
  • Bauman, Zygmunt,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7956093M
    ISBN 100745618995
    ISBN 109780745618999

    Author: Zygmunt Bauman; Publisher: John Wiley & Sons ISBN: X Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» In this new book, Bauman examines how we have moved away from a 'heavy' and 'solid', hardware-focused modernity to a 'light' and 'liquid', software-based modernity. Zygmunt Bauman’s brilliant writings on liquid modernity have altered the way we think about the contemporary world. In this short book he explores the sources of the endemic uncertainty which shapes our lives today and, in so doing, he provides the reader with a brief and accessible introduction to his highly original account, developed at.

    Book Description. This timely book provides the definitive concise introduction to the phenomenon of Zygmunt Bauman. After introducing the man, his major influences and his special way of 'thinking sociologically', author Blackshaw traces the development of Bauman's project by identifying and explaining the major shifts of emphasis in his work – the break with Marxism . Zygmunt Bauman's book is a brilliant exploration, from a sociological point of view, of the taboo subject in modern societies: death and dying. The book develops a new theory of the ways in which human mortality is reacted to, and dealt with, in social institutions and culture. The hypothesis explored in the book is that the necessity of human beings to live with the constant .

    Zygmunt Bauman is a Polish-born sociologist, one of the most significant global social thinkers of the late 20th century. He was born in in Poznan to non-practicing Polish-Jewish parents, and he studied sociology at the Warsaw Academy of Social Sciences and . In this book, published in , the Polish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman points to the stigmas of a society in which affective bonds and coexistence are degraded by no more links that truly unite people to ers: K.


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His best known works were Modernity and the Holocaust and Liquid Modernity. In this major work, Zygmunt Bauman classifies the meanings of culture. For Bauman, culture is a living, changing aspect of human interaction which must be understood and studied as a universal of human life.

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Due to COVID, orders may be :   The book discusses the role of intellectuals in the modern world. Bauman connects this with current analyses of modernity and post-modernity. The theme of the book is that the tasks of intellectuals change from being 'legislators' to 'interpreters' with the Brand: Wiley.

A new afterword to this edition, "The Duty to Remember?But What?" tackles difficult issues of guilt and innocence on the individual and societal levels.

Zygmunt Bauman explores the silences found in debates about the Holocaust, and asks what the historical facts of the Holocaust tell us about the hidden capacities of present-day life.

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In this new book, Bauman examines how we have moved away from a 'heavy' and 'solid', hardware-focused modernity to a 'light' and 'liquid', software-based modernity.

This passage, he argues, has brought profound change to all aspects of the human condition. The new remoteness and un-reachability of global systemic structure coupled with the unstructured and 3/5(1). Zygmunt Bauman is one of the world’s leading sociologists.

He is particularly interested in how the west’s increasing obsession with ‘individualism’ actually prevents the individual from being free in any meaningful sense of the word.

In ‘Liquid Times (), Bauman argues that there are a number of negative consequences of globalisation such as the. Zygmunt Bauman (–) was born to a Jewish–Polish family in Poznan, Poland.

Bauman experienced dislocation early in life, as his family was forced to flee to the Soviet Union when Nazi forces invaded Poland in There, Bauman became a communist and a member of the Polish First Army. He had a successful military career, being awarded. Bauman’s clever and in many ways reminds me of Jean Baudrillard.

He writes about a lot of subjects, so pick a book on a topic that interests you. I think you’ll find rather quickly, however, that Zygmunt Bauman is a great repeater of a few key ide.Globalization: Education Research, Change and Reform by Nicholas Sun-ke Pang; Zygmunt Bauman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Zygmunt Bauman’s brilliant writings on liquid modernity have altered the way we think about the contemporary world. In this short book he explores the sources of the endemic uncertainty which shapes our lives today and, in so doing, he provides the reader with a brief and accessible introduction to his highly original account, developed at 3/5(3).