The Condition of Postmodernity: An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change

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Wiley, Apr 8, 1992 - Social Science - 392 pages
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In this new book, David Harvey seeks to determine what is meant by the term in its different contexts and to identify how accurate and useful it is as a description of contemporary experience.

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Review: The Condition of Postmodernity

User Review  - Brandon Held - Goodreads

Although Harvey's cultural depictions of "Postmodern" (and I am always skeptical of classifying anything as "post" something) art and cinema seem a bit dated now in 2014, Harvey's temporal/spatial ... Read full review

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User Review  - Parenthetical Grin - Goodreads

This is a go-to book for anyone wanting to understand the political and economic shifts circa 1973-74: the shift away from Fordism (Keynesianism) and the rise of neoliberalism (or, in Harvey's terms, the shift toward the regime of flexible accumulation). Read full review

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David Harvey is Professor of Geography at the Johns Hopkins University. From 1987 to 1993 he held the Halford Mackinder Chair of Geography at Oxford University. His previous books include Social Justice and the City, The Limits to Capital (available in the USA from the University of Chicago Press, and elsewhere from Blackwell Publishers, UK) and The Urban Experience (available in the USA from the Johns University Press, and elsewhere from Blackwell Publishers, UK).

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