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On education : conversations with Riccardo Mazzeo

Author: Zygmunt Bauman
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is an engaging new book from one of the most influential and widely read sociologists in the world today. Bauman, in conversation with Riccardo Mazzeo, reflects on nature and role of education  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zygmunt Bauman
ISBN: 0745661564 9780745661568 0745661556 9780745661551
OCLC Number: 809414911
Description: 100 p.
Contents: 1 Between mixophilia and mixophobia 1 2 Jose Saramago: ways of being happy 7 3 Gregory Bateson and his third level of education 11 4 From closure of mind to 'permanent revolution' 15 5 Oak trees and ridiculously minute acorns 24 6 Looking for a genuine 'cultural revolution' 27 7 Depravation is the cleverest strategy of deprivation 31 8 Minutes to destroy, years to build 40 9 The young as a tip for the consumer industry 54 10 The effort to improve mutual understanding is a prolific source of human creativity 60 11 The unemployed can always play lotto, can't they? 65 12 Disability, abnormality, minority as a political problem 74 13 Indignation and swarm- like political groupings 80 14 Defective consumers and never- ending minefields 86 15 Richard Sennett on difference 100 16 From Lacan's 'capitalist' to Bauman's 'consumerist' 112 17 i ek and Morin on monotheism 121 18 Proust's petite madeleine and consumerism 126 19 On fuels, sparks and fires 130 20 On glocalization coming of age 136
Responsibility: by Zygmunt Bauman and Riccardo Mazzeo.


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"Bauman's knack for placing things in context and accounting for that uneasy feeling you get from this or that current development makes [On Education] stimulating." Inside Higher Ed "When graduates Read more...

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