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Orientalism, Postmodernism and Globalism

Professor Bryan S Turner, Bryan S. Turner - Social Science - 2002 - 240 pages
It is often thought that the development of capitalism and the modernization of culture have brought about a profound decline of religious belief and commitment. The history of ...
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The Idea of the Postmodern: A History

Hans Bertens - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 296 pages
At last! Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were afraid to ask. Hans Bertens' Postmodernism is the first introductory overview of postmodernism to ...
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Consumer Culture: A Reference Handbook

Douglas J. Goodman, Mirelle Cohen - Reference - 2004 - 251 pages
Provides an overview of the many dimensions of consumer buying trends, focusing specifically on the context of economic, social, and political indicators, and discusses the ...
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Classical Sociology

Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 1999 - 291 pages
"In this book, one of the foremost sociologists of the present day turns his gaze upon the key figures and seminal institutions in the rise of sociology." "This book is a ...
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Pierre Bourdieu and Cultural Theory: Critical Investigations

Bridget Fowler - Social Science - 1997 - 200 pages
This is the first comprehensive description of Pierre Bourdieu's theory of culture and habitus. Within the wider intellectual context of Bourdieu's work, this book provides a ...
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Decentring Leisure: Rethinking Leisure Theory

Chris Rojek - Education - 1995 - 215 pages
This book explores the meaning of leisure in the context of key social formations of our time. Chris Rojek brings together the insights of feminsim, Marxism, Weber, Elias ...
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The Cultural Turn: Scene Setting Essays on Contemporary Cultural History

David Chaney - Social Science - 2002 - 264 pages
In the second half of the twentieth century the theme of culture has dominated the human sciences. The forms of contemporary culture demand a radical reappraisal of the terms ...
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