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On education : conversations with Riccardo Mazzeo

Author: Zygmunt Bauman
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2012.
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* 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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zygmunt Bauman
ISBN: 0745661564 9780745661568 0745661556 9780745661551
OCLC Number: 809414911
Description: 100 p.
Contents: <p>1 Between mixophilia and mixophobia 1 <p>2 Jose Saramago: ways of being happy 7 <p>3 Gregory Bateson and his third level of education 11 <p>4 From closure of mind to permanent revolution 15 <p>5 Oak trees and ridiculously minute acorns 24 <p>6 Looking for a genuine cultural revolution 27 <p>7 Depravation is the cleverest strategy of deprivation 31 <p>8 Minutes to destroy, years to build 40 <p>9 The young as a tip for the consumer industry 54 <p>10 The effort to improve mutual understanding is a prolificsource of human creativity 60 <p>11 The unemployed can always play lotto, can t they?65 <p>12 Disability, abnormality, minority as a political problem74 <p>13 Indignation and swarm- like political groupings 80 <p>14 Defective consumers and never- ending minefields 86 <p>15 Richard Sennett on difference 100 <p>16 From Lacan s capitalist to Bauman s consumerist 112 <p>17 ?i?ek and Morin on monotheism 121 <p>18 Proust s petite madeleine and consumerism 126 <p>19 On fuels, sparks and fires 130 <p>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 forthat uneasy feeling you get from this or that current developmentmakes [On Education] stimulating." InsideHigher Ed "When graduates Read more...

 
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