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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 43 related to Consumer Culture and Postmodernism.   

Identity and Social Change

Joseph E. Davis - Social Science - 2011 - 217 pages
Identity and Social Change examines the thorny problem of modern identity. Trenchant critiques have come from identity politics, focusing on the construction of difference and ...
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Forget Baudrillard?

Chris Rojek - Social Science - 1993 - 170 pages
These original papers provide a guide and analysis to one of the most controversial writers of the present day. They examine Baudrillard's work in relation to consumption ...
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Identity Crises: A Social Critique of Postmodernity

Robert G. Dunn - Social Science - 1998 - 291 pages
Significant to Dunn's critique of poststructuralist and postmodern theories is his application of George Herbert Mead as a means of theorizing identity and difference. 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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Capitalism's Eye: Cultural Spaces of the Commodity

Kevin Hetherington - Architecture - 2011 - 232 pages
Capitalism's Eye is an extremely ambitious cultural history of how people experienced commodities in the era of industrial expansion. Writing against the dominant argument that ...
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Sport: A Critical Sociology

Richard Giulianotti - Social Science - 2015 - 296 pages
In this new edition of his acclaimed book, Richard Giulianotti provides a critical sociological interpretation of modern sport. As global festivals such as the Olympic Games ...
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Sport, Leisure and Social Relations (RLE Sports Studies)

John Horne, David Jary, Alan Tomlinson - Sports & Recreation - 2014 - 262 pages
When this book was first published the study of sport had been largely neglected by sociologists. The contributions to this volume bring the sports field, the leisure centre ...
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Baudrillard (RLE Social Theory): Critical and Fatal Theory

Mike Gane - Social Science - 2014 - 254 pages
Baudrillard is widely recognised as a powerful new force in cultural and social criticism, and is often referred to as the ‘High Priest of Postmodernism’. This study presents a ...
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The structure of modern cultural theory

Thomas Osborne - Social Science - 2013 - 192 pages
This book is about the claims of Cultural Theory as a particular kind of intellectual ethos or discipline. The book argues that Cultural Theory is best seen, at least in its ...
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Key Concepts in Cultural Studies

Maja Mikula - Social Science - 2008 - 224 pages
This is a student friendly resource for the rapidly developing field of cultural studies. Organized alphabetically, it provides a comprehensive selection of accessible ...
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