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Postmodernity and its discontents, Zygmunt Bauman

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Postmodernity and its discontents
Title
Postmodernity and its discontents
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Zygmunt Bauman
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
When Freud wrote his classic Civilization and its Discontents, he was concerned with repression. Modern civilization depends upon the constraint of impulse, the limiting of self expression. Today, in the time of modernity, Bauman argues, Freud's analysis no longer holds good, if it ever did. The regulation of desire turns from an irritating necessity into an assault against individual freedom. In the postmodern era, the liberty of the individual is the overriding value, the criterion in terms of which all social rules and regulations are assessed. Postmodernity is governed by the '
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MiAaPQ
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1925-
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Bauman, Zygmunt
Dewey number
303.4
Index
index present
LC call number
HM449
LC item number
.B38 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Postmodernism
  • Civilization, Modern
Label
Postmodernity and its discontents, Zygmunt Bauman
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First published in 1997 by Polity Press in association with Blackwell Publishers Ltd
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [209]-217) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Title page; Copyright page; Introduction: Discontents - Modern and Postmodern; 1 The Dream of Purity; 2 The Making and Unmaking of Strangers; From disembedding to setting afloat; Dimensions of the present uncertainty; Freedom, uncertainty, and freedom from uncertainty; Theorizing the difference, or the twisted road to shared humanity; 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 Postmodernity7 Postmodern Art, or the Impossibility of the Avant-garde; 8 The Meaning of Art and the Art of Meaning; 9 On Truth, Fiction and Uncertainty; 10 Culture as Consumer Co-operative; 11 On the Postmodern Redeployment of Sex: Foucault's History of Sexuality Revisited; 12 Immortality, Postmodern Version; Death, modern and postmodern; Immortality, modern and postmodern; 13 Postmodern Religion?; Define, and perish; God, or insufficiency of self-sufficiency; Modernity, or doing without God; Anti-eschatological revolution
  • Uncertainty, non-ontologicalThis-worldly transcendence; Back to the future; 14 On Communitarianism and Human Freedom, or How to Square the Circle; Afterword: The Last Word - and it Belongs to Freedom; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (402 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780745674346
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001273047
  • (EBL)1584037
  • (OCoLC)866858631
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1584037
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001273047
Label
Postmodernity and its discontents, Zygmunt Bauman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First published in 1997 by Polity Press in association with Blackwell Publishers Ltd
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [209]-217) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Title page; Copyright page; Introduction: Discontents - Modern and Postmodern; 1 The Dream of Purity; 2 The Making and Unmaking of Strangers; From disembedding to setting afloat; Dimensions of the present uncertainty; Freedom, uncertainty, and freedom from uncertainty; Theorizing the difference, or the twisted road to shared humanity; 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 Postmodernity7 Postmodern Art, or the Impossibility of the Avant-garde; 8 The Meaning of Art and the Art of Meaning; 9 On Truth, Fiction and Uncertainty; 10 Culture as Consumer Co-operative; 11 On the Postmodern Redeployment of Sex: Foucault's History of Sexuality Revisited; 12 Immortality, Postmodern Version; Death, modern and postmodern; Immortality, modern and postmodern; 13 Postmodern Religion?; Define, and perish; God, or insufficiency of self-sufficiency; Modernity, or doing without God; Anti-eschatological revolution
  • Uncertainty, non-ontologicalThis-worldly transcendence; Back to the future; 14 On Communitarianism and Human Freedom, or How to Square the Circle; Afterword: The Last Word - and it Belongs to Freedom; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (402 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780745674346
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001273047
  • (EBL)1584037
  • (OCoLC)866858631
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1584037
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001273047

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