Contradictions of Modernity

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  1. Prisons of Poverty

    Prisons of Poverty

    By Loïc Wacquant

    Series Contradictions of Modernity

    University of Minnesota Press

    Published: 31st December 2009
    Paperback | £15.99
  2. Socialism and Modernity
    This first collection of Peter Beilharz's highly influential thought traces the themes and problems, manifestations, and trajectories of socialism and modernity as they connect and shift over a twenty-year period. Woven throughout... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2009
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  3. Multicultural Politics
    If, as W. E. B. Du Bois observed, the problem of the twentieth century was the problem of the color line, the problem of the twenty-first century may be one that reaches back to premodernity: religious identity. Even before... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2005
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  4. Ethnological Imagination
    Kurasawa (sociology, York U., Toronto) suggests what he calls the ethnological imagination as one of the possible routes out of the impasse created by the apparent exhaustion or inadequacy of Western social theory to deal with... Learn More
    Published: 26th July 2004
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  5. Theories Of The New Class
    Old as the notion of the "New Class" is-and the term was coined by anarchist Mikhail Bakunin around 1870-the idea of the ascendancy of an intellectual elite continues to engage, and perplex, social theorists to this day. In Theories... Learn More
    Published: 28th April 2004
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  6. Knowledge Power And Discipline
    An essential critical history of German studies as an academic discipline. German studies has confronted many crises, as well as severe criticism and self-criticism, and yet it has managed to maintain its disciplinary system through... Learn More
    Published: 22nd December 2003
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  7. State Repression and the Labors of Memory
    Hearing the news from South America at the turn of the millennium can be like traveling in time: here are the trials of Pinochet, the searches for "the disappeared" in Argentina, the investigation of the death of former president... Learn More
    Published: 17th November 2003
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  8. Foucault And Heidegger

    Foucault And Heidegger

    Critical Encounters

    Written by Alan Milchman, Contributions by Alan Rosenberg

    Series Contradictions of Modernity

    University of Minnesota Press

    Michel Foucault and Martin Heidegger are two of the most important intellectual figures of the twentieth century, and yet there are significant, largely unexplored questions about the relationship between their projects. Foucault... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2003
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  9. The Origins Of Postcommunist Elites
    Professional football is one of the most popular television genres worldwide, attracting the support of millions of fans, and the sponsorship of powerful companies. In A Game of Two Halves, Cornel Sandvoss considers relationship... Learn More
    Published: 3rd June 2003
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  10. Cultural Formations Of Postcommunism
    "Transition" is the name typically given to the time of radical change following the fall of communism, connoting a shift from planned to market economy, from dictatorship to democracy. Transition is also, in Michael Kennedy's... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2002
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  11. Sacred Revolutions
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  12. Force Of Prejudice
    Can humanity escape segregating behavior or master the tendency to exclusion? Where does the force of prejudice come from? How might one conceive the philosophical foundations of an effective antiracism? Pursuing these questions,... Learn More
    Published: 24th August 2001
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  13. 1989
    In 1989, from East Berlin to Budapest and Bucharest to Moscow, communism was falling. The walls were coming down and the world was being changed in ways that seemed entirely new. The conflict of ideas and ideals that began with... Learn More
    Published: 19th June 2001
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  14. Questions Of Modernity
    Published: 17th October 2000
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  15. Chaos and Governance in the Modern World System

    Chaos and Governance in the Modern World System

    Written by Giovanni Arrighi, Contributions by Beverly Silver

    Series Contradictions of Modernity

    University of Minnesota Press

    Published: 1st June 1999
    Paperback | £19.99
  16. History of Structuralism
    Structuralism has had a profound impact on disciplines ranging from literary theory to sociology, from history to psychoanalysis. Francois Dosse tells the story of structuralism's beginnings in postwar Paris to its culmination... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 1998
    Paperback | £25.99
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