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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Zygmunt Bauman; Riccardo Mazzeo
|ISBN:||9780745661551 0745661556 9780745661568 0745661564|
|Description:||vi, 143 p. ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Between mixophilia and mixophobia ; José Saramago : ways of being happy ; Gregory Bateson and his third level of education ; From closure of mind to "permanent revolution" ; Oak trees and ridiculously minute acorns ; Looking for a genuine "cultural revolution" ; Depravation is the cleverest strategy of deprivation ; Minutes to destroy, years to build ; The young as a tip for the consumer industry ; The effort to improve mutual understanding is a prolific source of human creativity ; The unemployed can always play lotto, can't they? ; Disability, abnormality, minority as a political problem ; Indignation and swarm-like political groupings ; Defective consumers and never-ending minefields ; Richard Sennett on difference ; From Lacan's "capitalist" to Bauman's "consumerist" ; Žižek and Morin on monotheism ; Proust's petite madeleine and consumerism ; On fuels, sparks and fires ; On glocalization coming of age.|
"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