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Mike Featherstone - Philosophy - 1988 - 576 pages
The term postmodernist was originally used to describe a cultural trend that opposed the modernist style in art, architecture and design. It has come to be applied to a much ...
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Undoing Culture: Globalization, Postmodernism and Identity

Mike Featherstone - Social Science - 1995 - 192 pages
Written with the clarity and insight that readers have come to expect of Mike Featherstone Undoing Culture is a notable contribution to our understanding of modernism and ...
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Global Culture: Nationalism, Globalization and Modernity

Mike Featherstone - Social Science - 1990 - 416 pages
In this book leading social scientists from many countries analyze the extent to which we are seeing a globalization of culture. Is a unified world culture emerging? And if so ...
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The Body: Social Process and Cultural Theory

Mike Featherstone, Mike Hepworth, Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 1991 - 408 pages
This challenging volume reasserts the centrality of the body within social theory as a means to understanding the complex interrelations between nature, culture and society. At ...
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Body Modification

Mike Featherstone - Social Science - 2000 - 347 pages
This fascinating collection explores the growing range of body modification practices such as piercing, tattooing, branding, cutting and inserting implants, which have sprung ...
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Mike Featherstone, Nigel Thrift, John Urry - Social Science - 2005 - 285 pages
Mobility - flows, movement and migration in social life - has emerged as a central area of sociological debate, yet one of its most dominant forms, automobility, has remained ...
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Global Modernities

Mike Featherstone, Scott Lash, Roland Robertson - Social Science - 1995 - 292 pages
Global Modernities is a sustained commentary on the international character of the most microcosmic practices. It demonstrates how the global increasingly informs the regional ...
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Spaces of Culture: City, Nation, World

Scott Lash, Mike Featherstone - Social Science - 1999 - 291 pages
In Spaces of Culture an international group of scholars examines the implications of questions such as: What is culture? What is the relationship between social structure and ...
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Love & Eroticism

Mike Featherstone - Social Science - 1999 - 433 pages
This major collection explores the contested nature of love and eroticism, examining the ways in which erotic bodily pleasures have become central to contemporary consumer ...
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Cyberspace/Cyberbodies/Cyberpunk: Cultures of Technological Embodiment

Mike Featherstone, Roger Burrows - Social Science - 1995 - 280 pages
How can we interpret cyberspace? What is the place of the embodied human agent in the virtual world? This innovative collection examines the emerging arena of cyberspace and ...
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