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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 277–280.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Armitage © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Zygmunt Bauman (born November 19, 1925), the Polish sociologist, philosopher, and Cultural Politics editorial board member, who died on January 9, 2017, at the age of ninety-one, was one of the most important cultural and political theorists...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 281–283.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Sean Cubitt © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Seventeen years later, I took down from the shelf Zygmunt Bauman’s Liquid Modernity (2000), a book suddenly without a living author, which I had first read the year we moved to New Zealand. Esther Leslie’s book Liquid Crystals (2016) doesn’t...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 293–295.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Douglas Kellner © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Zygmunt Bauman can be viewed as an exemplary public intellectual engaging key theoretical, ethical, and political issues of the epoch. In particular, in a series of articles and books that sketch out a postmodern turn in society, theory...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 300–302.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Kevin Robins © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Well, dear Zygmunt, you were a European, indeed you were. That was always a fundamental aspect of your thinking and your work, sometimes explicitly and often subterraneously. And I will say, in this brief acknowledgment of your achievement...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 306–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Keith Tester © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 With his passing, our encounters with Zygmunt Bauman must change. Although many lectures and interviews can still be accessed via the very social media he tended to disdain, it is perhaps now time for us to pay more focused attention to the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 296–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
...David Lyon © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Several who wrote grateful memorials after Zygmunt Bauman’s death in January 2017 noted that his writings had offered hope. Although there have been times when I wondered if despair and disillusion might overcome his probing prose, I too found...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 284–287.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Mark Featherstone © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 The coincidence of the passing of the great European sociologist Zygmunt Bauman with the British decision on Brexit, the American election to president of Donald Trump, the rise of fake news, and the normalization of what would have...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 309–313.
Published: 01 November 2017
...John Armitage © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Born in Poland in 1925 and passing away in the United Kingdom in 2017, Zygmunt Bauman was one of the foremost sociologists and cultural and political theorists of our time. But for all that Bauman is associated with such concepts as post...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Dennis Smith © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Like a good soldier, Zygmunt Bauman died with his boots on, fighting for what he believed. As is well known, young Major Bauman was responsible for furnishing sound political guidance to the military ranks in Warsaw during the late 1940s and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 288–292.
Published: 01 November 2017
... civilization’s dark side. This was discussed at a conference held in Oxford in January 1980 in a paper dealing with the Khmer Rouge and in a session with Anthony Giddens. So when Zygmunt Bauman’s book on the Holocaust appeared in 1989, having been prefigured by an essay on Elias, I found myself admiring the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... urbanism” has been, and remains, entirely justified. Zygmunt Bauman picks up from where Farish ends by considering how senses of vulnerability and uncertainty – particularly in urban contexts – appear to afford state power a new legitimacy. In an era in which “liquid power respects few if any obstacles...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 November 2013
... an era when, as Zygmunt Bauman has put it, il n'y a pas hors du monde —demonstrate the vitality of Conley's message. For those who might doubt the perspicacity of Conley's approach or be impatient with the recycling of ideas—here one thinks again of Robinson xeroxing Jameson—two things might be...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 300–319.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., Zygmunt Bauman defines proximity in a Levinasian manner, as “not a very short distance, it is not even the overcoming or neglecting or denying distance—it is … a suppression of distance” ( 1993 : 87). Metzger thus constructs the situation so that it seems to be happening around viewers, almost within them...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Georges . 1991 . The Accursed Share: Volume 1 . Translated by Robert Hurley . New York : Zone Books . Bauman Zygmunt . 1995 . Life in Fragments: Essays in Postmodern Morality . Oxford : Blackwell . Bauman Zygmunt . 1998 . Globalization: The Human Consequences . Cambridge...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
... beyond interpretations of the desire to enter Western Europe in terms of a “spiritual uprooting,” as Zygmunt Baumann sees it, whereby the influence of the mass media's portrayal of Western lifestyles disengages the populations of non-Western countries from identification with their homeland ( Baumann...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
... an endeavor for political correctness. In my paper, however, I would like to take precisely this kind of closer look at the social world of the concentration camps, and in so doing to make reference to an idea formulated by Zygmunt Bauman. In the foreword to his book Modernity and the Holocaust...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., then we have urgently to become reconciled with it, repair it, perfect it, turn it into an ideal object” (2008: 125). Zygmunt Bauman’s claim in Consuming Life (2007 : 98) that the consumer/subject is constantly on the move, endlessly making and remaking the self with no end point in mind (a concept...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... discusses in Totem and Taboo as the characteristic polarity of modern affective life ( Freud 1919 ). Zygmunt Bauman explains that ambivalence refers to “the possibility of assigning an object or an event to more than one category” (1991: 1). As a failure of language's naming function, ambivalence...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
... as a kind of learning process through which we become discerning and empowered. Zygmunt Bauman, however, is one who sees the promise of the commodity and the culture of the commodity as creating the idealized homo eligens (the sovereign, free-to-choose consumer) in exactly opposite terms from...