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  1. Hyperreality and Global Culture

    By Nicholas Perry

    Series: Social Futures

    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...

    Published May 28th 1998 by Routledge

  2. The Poverty of Postmodernism

    By John O'Neill

    Series: Social Futures

    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...

    Published October 20th 1994 by Routledge

  3. The Future That Failed

    Origins and Destinies of the Soviet Model

    By Johann P. Arnason

    Series: Social Futures

    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...

    Published October 21st 1993 by Routledge

  4. Modern Conditions, Postmodern Controversies

    By Barry Smart

    Series: Social Futures

    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...

    Published December 5th 1991 by Routledge

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