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    Insider postmodernism: Jameson and Tomorrowland Back to a New Futurism PART ONE 1 GEORG Lukacs, from The Meaning of Contemporary Realism 2 WALTER BENJAMIN, from 'The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction' 3 THEODOR ADORNO, 'Letter to Walter Benjamin' 4 PETER BüRGER, 'Avant‑Garde...
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  • Political Science
    MEANING OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Defined as the study of the state in all its elements, aspects and relationships e.g. government and its organs, institutions through which the state functions. Is also a systematic analysis to discover not only about the state but as well as political attitudes, controversial...
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  • Globalization and African Americans
    Shamieka Jones Globalization and African American How does globalization affect African-American culture? Globalization, in its many meanings, can be defined as “the increasing capacity of people to rapidly interact with one another anywhere on the planet, to share and analyze information...
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  • Civil Society
    current conceptions of civil society have been revived by democracy movements Latin America and Eastern Europe from the shadows of early modern liberal political thought. In these contexts the concept has been used in ways that are reminiscent of liberal struggles against authoritarian states in the early modern...
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  • Cultural Theory and Popular Culture an Intoduction
    Literacy Raymond Williams: ‘The analysis of culture’ E.P. Thompson: The Making of the English Working Class Stuart Hall and Paddy Whannel: The Popular Arts The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies Further reading 37 38 44 49 51 57 58 4 Marxisms Classical Marxism The Frankfurt School ...
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  • Music Censorship
    censorship (the control of language), power-knowledge (restricting knowledge), as well as the traditional regulative censorship (law). These new forces can be as equally effective as the forces of remote history. George Bernard Shaw once stated,”All censorships exist to prevent anyone from challenging...
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  • Anthropology
    based on age used to define the life cycle, such as infant, youth, teenager, young adult, adult, elderly. age grade - a social category or status based on an age range. age set - a social group defined by those who share the same age status and are a recognizable group. aggression - acts or threats designed...
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  • Anso
    autonomy. The price of control and autonomy, however, is often a reduction of social collaboration and interaction. Participatory music has the potential to make artists of us all, even the shyest of individuals, and for social synchrony and bonding and fun. But participatory traditions place constraints...
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  • Feminism
    Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. ISBN: 978-0-582-89410-5 British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A CIP catalogue record for this book can be obtained from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Selden, Raman. A reader’s guide to contemporary literary theory...
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  • Economics and Knowledge
    Economics and Knowledge Freidrich Hayek Presidential address delivered before the London Economic Club; November 10 1936; Reprinted from Economica IV (new ser., 1937), 33-54. THE ambiguity of the title of this paper is not accidental. Its main subject is, of course, the role which assumptions...
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  • Geo351 Final Study Guide
    does it mean to speak of the “time-space routinization” of social life? * Time space routinization and time space distanciation are two concepts that Giddens plays upon when explaining how social life is constituted in different social systems. * Time space routinization - relations between...
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  • Cultural Diamond
    By Peter Brinson The nascent field of cultural sociology can be described as anything but unified. Its multidisciplinary roots and influences have left a lasting imprint on scholarly activity in this broad field of study: classical social theorists, cultural studies scholars, linguists, philosophers...
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  • Media Cultural Studies
    Engels 2 (i) History of the Subaltern Classes; (ii) The Concept of “Ideology”; (iii) Cultural Themes: Ideological Material Antonio Gramsci 3 The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction Walter Benjamin 4 The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno 5...
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  • Politics
    Introduction: The Nature of Politics and Political Analysis by Robert Garner • What is Politics? p. 2 • Is Politics Inevitable? p. 3 • Political Questions p. 4 • The Boundaries of the Political 1— State, Society, and International Community p. 6 • The Boundaries of the Political 2—Politics as Consensus...
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  • Social Factors
    Social Factors in Education All of us, regardless of our job, level of qualifications, attitudes, ideologies, ethnicity, gender or age form part of the complex structure known as society. Due to the complex nature of society it requires rules, some supported by legislation and protected by law such...
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  • Philosphy
    philosophy which are ethics, logic, epistemology, anthropology, metaphysics, political science, and aesthetics Metaphysics is concerned with the nature of reality, being, non-being, becoming space and time, and the nature of existence. Metaphysician tries to help you understand the world. They try to...
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  • Bachelor of Mass Media
    by scholars of diverse interests in Frankfurt in 1932. According to Andrew Bowie their theories were not intended just as objective descriptions of social phenomena, but were also meant to contribute to changing those phenomena. The theories which are assembled under the banner of critical theory take...
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  • The Three Ecologies (Nf)
    clearly between the two concepts. The individual would appear in his/her actual position, as a 'terminal' for processes involving human groups, socio-economic ensembles, data-processing machines: a terminal through which, of course, not all the vectors of subjectification necessarily pass. Interiority...
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  • David Hume and His Reflections on the Economy
    Introduction In this essay I will analyze philosophical and psychological approach to the economic issues by David Hume, which have played a significant influence on the formation of classical economics, and especially on the work of another great philosopher Adam Smith. David Hume, the Scottish...
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  • Dedoxifying Gender Identity Through Language and Sexuality: Kathy Acker’s Abjection of Western Phallocentric Traditions and the Feminist Utopian Sublime.
    the requirement for the degree of Master of Arts. Department of English Copyright by Christian Sean Petro 2009 ii Contents Abstract Introduction 1 Pussy, What’s in a Name? The Power of Language in the Construction of Gender Art and the Political The Weaponization of Language Pirating Power...
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