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History Without A Subject

The Postmodern Condition, 1st Edition

By David Ashley


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History Without a Subject presents a broad-ranging discussion of the topic of postmodernity. Beginning with an analysis of how changes in the global economy are affecting the lives of ordinary Americans, this book suggests that the postmodern condition in this country can be likened to the balkanization of culture and society and the ?Brazilianizat

Table of Contents

Postmodernism in America: An Introduction -- Postmodernism and Social Theory -- Postmodern Identity and Postmodern Political Mobilization -- Postmodernity as a "Regime of AccumulationFrom Fordism to "Flexible Accumulation" -- The Globalizing World Economy, the Compression of Time, and the Spatial Reorganization of Social Domination -- Postmodernity and Flexible Stratification: Is Class Still Material? -- Reorganized Capitalism: New Processes of Power and Motivation -- The New Professionals: Changes in Authority and Formal Organization -- Postmodernity and the New Class -- Conclusion

About the Author

David Ashley is professor of sociology at the University of Wyoming.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General