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The Postmodern Adventure Science, Technology, and Cultural Studies at the Third Millennium by Steven Best

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Published by The Guilford Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Popular culture,
  • Science: General Issues,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Postmodernism,
  • Philosophy,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social change,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Social aspects

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8734254M
ISBN 101572306661
ISBN 109781572306660

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  In The Postmodern Adventure, Best and Kellner analyze a broad array of literary, cultural, and political phenomena--from fiction, film, science, and the Internet, to globalization and the rise of a transnational image culture. They use the best of modern and postmodern perspectives to illuminate contemporary life and to strive for a just and. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Rated R (The Postmodern Adventures of Kill Team One Book 1) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(74). The Postmodern Adventure articulates what is really new and strange about contemporary culture, without the hyperbole and jargon that is so off-putting in most postmodern writing.' - Andrew Feenberg, San Diego State University, USA 'Best and Kellner subvert many guiding assumptions underlying the modern academic division of labor. The term postmodern was first used around the s. [31] John Watkins Chapman suggested “a Postmodern style of painting” as a way to depart from French Impressionism. [32] J. M. Thompson, in his article in “The Postmodern Adventure (Book)”.

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  The Postmodern Adventure articulates what is really new and strange about contemporary culture, without the hyperbole and jargon that is so off-putting in most postmodern writing. The book is politically engaged, clearly written, and sparkling with provocative analyses of /5(25). Contemporary Youth and the Postmodern Adventure. By Steven Best and Douglas Kellner Contemporary youth are major players in the postmodern adventure because it is they who will enter the future and further shape the world to come. [1] The offspring of the baby boomers born in the s, their identities are indelibly marked as "post" -- post-boomer, post60s, posthistorical, postmodern.   The postmodern age of adventure. Chris Koentges Ever since Jon Krakauer's book Into Thin Air thrust Everest into the pop culture lexicon, the subculture of adventure has blasted like a Author: Chris Koentges. The Postmodern Adventure, Best and Kellner analyze a broad array of literary, cultural, and political phenomena--from fiction, film, science, and the Internet, to globalization and the .