Zygmunt Bauman: Dialectic of Modernity

Zygmunt Bauman: Dialectic of Modernity

by Peter Beilharz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761967354

ISBN-13: 9780761967354

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This measured and thoughtful book provides a comprehensive critical commentary on Bauman's social theory. It explores the roots of his ideas in questions of capital and labour, and explains how these ideas flourished in Bauman's later writings on culture, intellectuals, utopia, the holocaust, modernity and postmodernism.

Bauman's work has been wide-ranging and

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Overview

This measured and thoughtful book provides a comprehensive critical commentary on Bauman's social theory. It explores the roots of his ideas in questions of capital and labour, and explains how these ideas flourished in Bauman's later writings on culture, intellectuals, utopia, the holocaust, modernity and postmodernism.

Bauman's work has been wide-ranging and ambitious. This book fulfils the objective of providing an authoritative critical guide to this essential thinker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761967354
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Class and Labour
Culture and Sociology
Intellectuals and Utopians
The Holocaust and the Perfect Order
Touring the Fragments
Following the Human Condition
Epilogue
Mediations

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