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History Without A Subject
The Postmodern Condition

ISBN 9780813317335
Published July 4, 1997 by Routledge
292 Pages

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Book Description

This book, beginning with an analysis of how changes in the global economy are affecting the lives of ordinary Americans, suggests that the postmodern condition can be likened to the balkanization of culture and society and the "Brazilianization" of politics and the economy.

Table of Contents

New Perspectives in Sociology -- 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 Book and Author

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