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Zygmunt Bauman Modernity and the Holocaust: (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1992); pp. 238

Jack Nusan Porter

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Zygmunt Bauman's Modernity and the Holocaust. Bauman first discusses how sociology saw and dismissed the Holocaust. Sociologists called it an example of ‘untamed innate human ... More


The Political Use of Emotion

Kieran Laird

in The Political Mind: or 'How to Think Differently'

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623860
eISBN:
9780748652808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623860.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter goes on to complicate the idea of thought further, as well as introducing the social element of thinking through discussion of affect and emotional regimes. It also examines the ... More


Social Theory after the Holocaust

Robert Fine and Charles Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239659
eISBN:
9781846314087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314087
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This collection of essays explores the character and quality of the Holocaust's impact and the abiding legacy it has left for social theory. The premise which informs the contributions is that, ten ... More


After Psychology

Joseph E. Davis

in Chemically Imbalanced: Everyday Suffering, Medication, and Our Troubled Quest for Self-Mastery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686547
eISBN:
9780226686714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686714.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

For participants who imagined the amelioration of their predicament as the removal of an obstacle to their volition, the technical means is medication. In the relation between desired being and the ... More


Surveillance Studies and Utopian Texts

Peter Marks

in Imagining Surveillance: Eutopian and Dystopian Literature and Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400190
eISBN:
9781474412339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400190.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter surveys the history of the emerging academic subfield of surveillance studies, noting key developments in surveillance theory that start with the invocation of Nineteen Eighty-Four and ... More


The public sphere as dilemmatic space

Paul Hoggett, Marjorie Mayo, and Miller Chris

in The dilemmas of development work: Ethical challenges in regeneration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349729
eISBN:
9781447303732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349729.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides a broad conceptual foundation and explores different (liberal, Marxist and other) perspectives on the nature of the relationship between state and civil society and introduces ... More


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