Social Futures

  • Hyperreality and Global Culture book cover

    Hyperreality and Global Culture

    By Nicholas Perry

    This book explores a world where the boundaries between reality and representation have become blurred, a world where LA Law is used to train lawyers. Drawing on examples from around the globe, Nick Perry presents a fascinating and entertaining analysis of both familiar objects and situations as…

    Paperback – 1998-05-28
    Social Futures

  • The Poverty of Postmodernism book cover

    The Poverty of Postmodernism

    By John O'Neill

    The Poverty of Postmodernism rejects the current celebration of knowledge and value relativism. This is on the grounds that it renders critical reason and commonsense incapable of resisting the superifical ideologies of minoritarianism that leave the hard core of global capitalism unanalyzed. In…

    Paperback – 1994-10-20
    Social Futures

  • The Future That Failed: Origins and Destinies of the Soviet Model book cover

    The Future That Failed

    Origins and Destinies of the Soviet Model

    By Johann P. Arnason

    This outstanding book deals with the Soviet model as a distinctive pattern of modernity. Its historical background and its institutional structure are thoroughly examined as are its implications for understanding Modernity. The book challenges many of the simple assumptions and judgements made…

    Paperback – 1993-10-21
    Social Futures

  • Modern Conditions, Postmodern Controversies book cover

    Modern Conditions, Postmodern Controversies

    By Barry Smart

    In this accomplished, comprehensive and accessible book Barry Smart explores these questions. The book examines the social and economic processes which have shaped and continue to shape life today. It also provides exemplary critical assessments of the various `modern' and `postmodern' thinkers who…

    Paperback – 1991-12-05
    Social Futures