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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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Global Culture: Nationalism, Globalization and Modernity

Mike Featherstone - Social Science - 1990 - 411 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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Simmel on Culture: Selected Writings

Georg Simmel, David Frisby, Mike Featherstone - Social Science - 1997 - 302 pages
The German sociologist and philosopher Georg Simmel (1858-1918) is recognized as a leading early twentieth-century European social theorist. This collection enables the reader ...
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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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