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Author: Zygmunt Bauman; Riccardo Mazzeo
Publisher: Oxford : Wiley, 2013.
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What is the role of education in a world where we no longer have a clear vision of the future and where the idea of a single, universal model of humanity seems like the residue of a bygone age? What role should educators play in a world where young people find themselves faced with deep uncertainty about their future, where the prospects of securing a stable, long-term career seem increasingly remote and where  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zygmunt Bauman; Riccardo Mazzeo
ISBN: 9780745676067 0745676065
OCLC Number: 843640030
Description: 1 online resource (154 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; 1 Between mixophilia and mixophobia; 2 José Saramago: ways of being happy; 3 Gregory Bateson and his third level of education; 4 From closure of mind to 'permanent revolution'; 5 Oak trees and ridiculously minute acorns; 6 Looking for a genuine 'cultural revolution'; 7 Depravation is the cleverest strategy of deprivation; 8 Minutes to destroy, years to build; 9 The young as a tip for the consumer industry; 10 The effort to improve mutual understanding is a prolific source of human creativity; 11 The unemployed canal ways play lotto, can't they? 12 Disability, abnormality, minority as a political problem13 Indignation and swarm-like political groupings; 14 Defective consumers and never- ending minefields; 15 Richard Sennett on difference; 16 From Lacan's 'capitalist' to Bauman's 'consumerist'; 17 Žižek and Morin on monotheism; 18 Proust's petite madeleine and consumerism; 19 On fuels, sparks and fires; 20 On glocalization coming of age.

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What is the role of education in a world where we no longer have a clear vision of the future and where the idea of a single, universal model of humanity seems like the residue of a bygone age? What role should educators play in a world where young people find themselves faced with deep uncertainty about their future, where the prospects of securing a stable, long-term career seem increasingly remote and where intensified population movements have created more diverse communities in which different cultures find themselves living side by side, no longer bound together by the belief tha.

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