Beyond Postmodern Politics; Lyotard, Rorty, Foucault by Honi Fern Haber

Economies of Signs And Space by Scott M. Lash; John Urry

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This is a novel account of social change that supplants conventional understandings of `society' and presents a sociology that takes as its main unit of analysis flows through time and across space. Developing a comparative analysis of the UK and US, the new Germany and Japan, Lash and Urry show how restructuration after organized capitalism has its basis in increasingly reflexive social actors and organizations. The consequence is not only the much-vaunted `postmodern condition' but also a growth in reflexivity. In exploring this new reflexive world, the authors argue that today's economies are increasingly ones of signs - information, symbols, images, desire - and of space, where both signs and social sub This 1993 SAGE Publications Ltd Paperback is in Very Good condition.

ISBN: 9780803984721 SKU: 1239623 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.