Identity, Culture and the Postmodern World
By: Madan Sarup (author)Paperback
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This introductory guide surveys the work of a range of influential contemporary social theorists including Lacan, Baudrillard, Foucault, Said, Harvey and Haug and explains their analyses of current topics such as consumer identity and commodity aesthetics; post-colonial criticism; identity and narrative; and the general condition of postmodernity.
Beginning and the end. An introduction - writing the self; the home, the journey and the border; identity and narrative; identity and the unconscious; identity and difference; Foucault - discipline and the self; Foucault - sex and the technologies of the self; the conditions of postmodernity; from Marxism to postmodernism; consumer identity and commodity aesthetics; national identity - "Englishness" and education; race, ethnicity and nationness; culture, imperialism and identity.
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