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Bauman's Challenge

Sociological Issues for the 21st Century

Palgrave Macmillan

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Bauman’s Europe; Europe’s Bauman

    • William Outhwaite
    Pages 1-13
  3. Bauman and the Drama of Abu Ghraib

    • Stjepan G. Mestrovic
    Pages 37-61
  4. Bauman’s Challenge to Sociology

    • Tony Blackshaw
    Pages 70-91
  5. Bauman’s Implicit Theology

    • Kieran Flanagan
    Pages 92-126
  6. Resistance Towards Ethics

    • Tom Campbell, Chris Till
    Pages 172-188
  7. What’s in the Post?

    • John O’Neill
    Pages 189-199
  8. Conclusion: The Triple Challenge

    • Zygmunt Bauman
    Pages 200-205
  9. Back Matter

    Pages 206-213

About this book

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.

Keywords

  • Nation
  • sociology
  • utopia

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Leeds, UK

    Mark Davis

  • University of Hull, UK

    Keith Tester

About the editors

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 Campbell is a final year doctoral candidate in the Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds, UK. Mark Davis is Lecturer in Sociology and Director of the Bauman Institute at the University of Leeds, UK. Mark Featherstone is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Keele University, UK Kieran Flanagan is Reader in Sociology at the University of Bristol, UK Stjepan G. Mestrovic is Professor of Sociology at Texas A&M University, USA John O'Neill is Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology at York University, Toronto, Canada William Outhwaite studied at the Universities of Oxford and Sussex, where he taught for many years. He is now Professor of Sociology at Newcastle University, UK Abby Peterson is Professor of Sociology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden Paul A. Taylor is Senior Lecturer in Communications Theory at the University of Leeds, UK Keith Tester is Professor of Sociology at the University of Hull, UK Chris Till is a final year doctoral candidate at the University of Leeds, UK

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Hardcover Book USD 110.00
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