Bauman's Challenge: Sociological Issues for the 21st Century by M. DavisBauman's Challenge: Sociological Issues for the 21st Century by M. Davis

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

byM. DavisEditorK. Tester

Hardcover | May 7, 2010

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This unique and original collection by internationally renowned scholars uses critical engagements with Zygmunt Bauman's sociology to understand the challenges that face globalized human societies at the start of the 21st century. Includes a concluding chapter by Bauman.
Zygmunt Bauman is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds, UK. Peter Beilharz is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Thesis Eleven Centre for Cultural Sociology at La Trobe University, Australia. Tony Blackshaw teaches social and cultural studies in sport and leisure at Sheffield Hallam University, UK Tom Camp...
Title:Bauman's Challenge: Sociological Issues for the 21st CenturyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:213 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.68 inPublished:May 7, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230221343

ISBN - 13:9780230221345

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Table of Contents

Introduction; M.Davis& K.Tester Bauman's Europe, Europe's 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 Bauman's Challenge to Sociology; T.Blackshaw Bauman's Implicit Theology; K.Flanagan Event Horizon: Utopia-Dystopia in Bauman's Thought; M.Featherstone Totalitarian Bureaucracy and Bauman's Sociological Imagination: In defence of the Ivory Tower; P.A.Taylor Resistance Towards Ethics; T.Campbell & C.Till What's in the Post?; J.O'Neill Conclusion: The Triple Challenge; Z.Bauman