Bauman's Challenge: Sociological Issues for the 21st Century

Hardcover | May 7, 2010

EditorM. Davis, K. Tester

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This unique and original collection by internationally renowned scholars uses critical engagements with Baumans sociology to identify and better understand the challenges that face globalized human societies at the start of the twenty-first century.

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This unique and original collection by internationally renowned scholars uses critical engagements with Baumans sociology to identify and better understand the challenges that face globalized human societies at the start of the twenty-first century.

MARK DAVIS is Lecturer in Sociology and Director of the Bauman Institute at the University of Leeds, UK. His publications include Freedom and Consumerism: A Critique of Zygmunt Baumans Sociology.KEITH TESTER is Professor of Sociology at the University of Hull, UK. His publications include The Social Thought of Zygmunt Bauman.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:May 7, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230221343

ISBN - 13:9780230221345

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Table of Contents

Introduction--M. Davis &--K. Tester
Baumans Europe, Europes Bauman--W. Outhwaite
The Use-Value of Human Waste and the Currency of Waste Disposal in Liquid Modernity;  A. Peterson
Bauman and the Drama of Abu Ghraib; S. G. Mestrovic
Another Bauman: The Anthropological Imagination; P. Beilharz
The Happy Architects; I. Bauman
Baumans Challenge to Sociology; T. Blackshaw
Baumans Implicit Theology; K. Flanagan
Event Horizon: Utopia-Dystopia in Baumans Thought; M. Featherstone
Totalitarian Bureaucracy and Bauman's Sociological Imagination: In defence of the Ivory Tower-- P. A. Taylor
Resistance Towards Ethics; C. Till &--T. Campbell
Whats in the Post?;  J. ONeill
The Triple Challenge; Z. Bauman