Deadly Worlds / Edition 1

Deadly Worlds / Edition 1

by Charles Lemert
     
 

Deadly Worlds offers an original analysis of one of the unsolved questions of the current age: what are the emotional costs and possibilities of globalization? Lemert and Elliott challenge the dominant interpretations of the late modern world by delving below the surface of cultural and economic theories to explore theories of the new individualism.See more details below

Overview

Deadly Worlds offers an original analysis of one of the unsolved questions of the current age: what are the emotional costs and possibilities of globalization? Lemert and Elliott challenge the dominant interpretations of the late modern world by delving below the surface of cultural and economic theories to explore theories of the new individualism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742542396
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
0.48(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1 Individualism for Beginners: When Caoimhe met Annie Somewhere in Global Space Chapter 3 2 Was the Free Individual Just A Dream? Snapshots of Individualism and the Illusion of the Good Society Chapter 4 3 Living in a Privatized World? Coping with Globalization Chapter 5 4 On the Individualist Arts of Sex: Intimacy, Eroticism, and the Newly Lost Individual Chapter 6 5 The Self and Other Ethical Troubles: Ethics, Social Differences, and the Truths of Multiculturalism Chapter 7 6 Surviving The New Individualism: Living Aggressively in Deadly Worlds

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