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Thinking differently

Author: Alain Touraine
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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In his previous books Alain Touraine analysed the great changes that have transformed our personal and collective lives; in this new book he shows that we need to transform our ways of thinking about these changes. The very idea of society is in crisis: globalization and the liberation of desires from taboos have led to the collapse of the old social order. In our societies today, good and evil can no longer be  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Touraine
ISBN: 0745645739 9780745645735 0745645747 9780745645742
OCLC Number: 291391554
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 236 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: STARTING POINT ----
PART ONE: A BLIND SOCIETY. CHAPTER ONE: DOING AWAY WITH THE DOMINANT INTERPRETIVE DISCOURSE ---
CHAPTER TWO: THE IMAGINARY REVOLUTION ---
CHAPTER THREE: KILLING THE SUBJECT ---
CHAPTER FOUR: DEFENSIVE POLICIES ---
CHAPTER FIVE: LIGHT AND SHADE ----
PART TWO: A NEW WAY OF LOOKING AT THINGS. CHAPTER SIX : INTRODUCTION TO PART TWO: THE THEATRE FILLS UP ---
CHAPTER SEVEN: MODERNITY ---
CHAPTER EIGHT: THE SUBJECT ---
CHAPTER NINE: CONFLICTS AND MOVEMENTS ---
CHAPTER TEN: THE SUBJECT, THE OTHER, AND OTHERS ----
POINT OF ARRIVAL.
Other Titles: Penser autrement.
Responsibility: Alain Touraine ; translated by David Macey.
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‘Once again, as so many times before, by thinking differently Alain Touraine allows us to do the same. No one so easily cuts against the grain to show his readers how better to join the hard boards Read more...

 
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