The Resource Critique As a Modern Social Phenomenon : The Critical Society, (electronic resource)

Critique As a Modern Social Phenomenon : The Critical Society, (electronic resource)

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Critique As a Modern Social Phenomenon : The Critical Society
Title
Critique As a Modern Social Phenomenon
Title remainder
The Critical Society
Title variation
Critique As a Modern Social Phenomenon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
What are the origins and purposes of social critique? Rather than use critique as a mode of investigating social phenomenon, this book analyses critique as a social phenomenon. Critique is both constitutive of modernity and exceedingly diverse, and not only that but widely taken for granted in scholarly communities. Herein, the resources of historical sociology and anthropology are used in order to gain perspective on critique as something culturally specific to modernity. Based on this, I analyze critique as moving force in history, part of the dynamic of capitalism and consumerism, a recurri
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Boland, Tom
Dewey number
170
Language note
English
LC call number
BJ1471 .B384 2012
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Conscience
  • Social phenomenon
  • Sociology
  • Critical theory
  • Criticism (Philosophy)
  • Sociology & Social History
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Change
Label
Critique As a Modern Social Phenomenon : The Critical Society, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • CRITIQUE AS A MODERN SOCIAL PHENOMENON: The Critical Society; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Abstract; Foreword; Preface; 1. The Critic's Paradox; 2. Towards an Anthropology of Critique; 3. The Historicity of Critique; 4. Critical Subjectivity: Towards a Gnomonic model of subject constitution; 5. The Circus of Critique: On the Public Sphere.; 6. The Economic Reality and All-Consuming Critiques; 7. Political Critiques: The cases of Occupy and Ordo-liberalism; 8. Literature as insight into critique: Experience and Conversion; 9. Romanticism and the Subjectification of Critique
  • 10. Overcoming Critique with Love: The Insights of Jane Austen11. Critique as Imitative Rivalry: George Orwell as Political Anthropologist; 12. Conclusion: The Limits of Critique; Bibliography; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (438 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773417984
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2670000000335814
  • (EBL)1132420
  • (OCoLC)829460014
  • (SSID)ssj0001141103
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12492894
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001141103
  • (PQKBWorkID)11089607
  • (PQKB)11298344
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000335814
Label
Critique As a Modern Social Phenomenon : The Critical Society, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • CRITIQUE AS A MODERN SOCIAL PHENOMENON: The Critical Society; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Abstract; Foreword; Preface; 1. The Critic's Paradox; 2. Towards an Anthropology of Critique; 3. The Historicity of Critique; 4. Critical Subjectivity: Towards a Gnomonic model of subject constitution; 5. The Circus of Critique: On the Public Sphere.; 6. The Economic Reality and All-Consuming Critiques; 7. Political Critiques: The cases of Occupy and Ordo-liberalism; 8. Literature as insight into critique: Experience and Conversion; 9. Romanticism and the Subjectification of Critique
  • 10. Overcoming Critique with Love: The Insights of Jane Austen11. Critique as Imitative Rivalry: George Orwell as Political Anthropologist; 12. Conclusion: The Limits of Critique; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (438 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773417984
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000335814
  • (EBL)1132420
  • (OCoLC)829460014
  • (SSID)ssj0001141103
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12492894
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001141103
  • (PQKBWorkID)11089607
  • (PQKB)11298344
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000335814

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