The postmodern turn : new perspectives on social theory /

The Postmodern Turn gathers together in one volume some of the most important statements of the postmodern approach to human studies. In addressing postmodern social theory and emphasising the social role of knowledge, this book abandons the disciplinary boundaries separating the sciences and the hu...

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Other Authors: Seidman, Steven (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
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505 0 |a The postmodern condition / Jean-François Lyotard -- Genealogy and social criticism / Michel Foucault -- Method, social science, and social hope / Richard Rorty -- The new cultural politics of difference / Cornel West -- A manifesto for cyborgs: science, technology, and socialist feminism in the 1980s / Donna Haraway -- The end of sociological theory / Steven Seidman -- The theoretical subject(s) of This bridge called my back and Anglo-American feminism / Norma Alarcón -- Contingent foundations: feminism and the question of 'postmodernism" / Judith Butler -- Subjectivity in social analysis / Renato Rosaldo -- Is there a postmodern sociology? / Zygmunt Bauman -- On ethnographic allegory / James Clifford -- Rhetoric, textuality, and the postmodern turn in sociological theory / Richard Harvey Brown -- Social criticism without philosophy: an encounter between feminism and postmodernism / Nancy Fraser, Linda Nicholson -- Post-structuralism and sociology / Charles C. Lemert -- Deconstructing equality-versus-difference: or, the uses of poststructuralist theory for feminism / Joan W. Scott -- The plague of discourse: politics, literary theory, and AIDS / Lee Edelman. 
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