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Facing modernity : ambivalence, reflexivity, and morality

Author: Barry Smart
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1999.
Series: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author of this work contends that an important responsibility of social enquiry is to engage critically with the moral difficulties and ethical dilemmas which have arisen with modernity. He  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smart, Barry.
Facing modernity.
London ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1999
(OCoLC)607116132
Online version:
Smart, Barry.
Facing modernity.
London ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1999
(OCoLC)609181556
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Smart
ISBN: 0761955194 9780761955191 0761955208 9780761955207
OCLC Number: 40682695
Description: 206 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Analysis after ambivalence --
Postmodern in(ter)ventions --
Reflexivity, modernity and sociology --
Responsible subjects --
Body, self, community: ethical relations --
Indeterminate justice --
Morality after ambivalence.
Series Title: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Barry Smart.
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