Sociology of Postmodernism

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Routledge, 1990 - Social Science - 300 pages
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This authoritative and revealing book provides the first sociological examination of postmodernism. Lash examines the differences betweeen modernism and postmodernism, providing a clear explanation of why postmodernism is important.

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Scott Lash is Director of the Centre for Cultural Studies and Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He previously taught at Lancaster University for many years. He was a Humboldt Fellow in Berlin between 1988 and 1990. His previous books include "The End of Organized Capitalism" (co-author, 1987), "Sociology of Postmodernism" (1990), "Modernity and Identity" (co-editor, 1992), "Economies of Signs and Space" (co-author, 1994), "Reflexive Modernization" (co-author, 1994) and "Detraditionalization" (co-editor, 1996). His books have been translated into nine languages.

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