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Postmodernism revision.

Definition This is a late 20thcentury style and concept in the arts, architecture, and criticism, which
represents a departure from modernism. It is characterized by the selfconscious use of earlier styles and
conventions, a mixing of different artistic styles and media, and a general distrust of theories.


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modernist ideologies and the political/social structures that support them.

Questioning texts: Post moderns also maintain that texts--historical, literary, or otherwise--have no
inherent authority or objectivity in revealing the author's intent, nor can they tell us "what really happened."
Rather, these texts reflect the peculiarities of the writer's particular bias, culture,…

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upon consumerism, and how different objects are consumed in different ways. For Baudrillard, it was
consumption, rather than production, which was the main drive in capitalist society.

Baudrillard came to this conclusion by criticising Marx's concept of "usevalue". Baudrillard thought that
both Marx's and Adam Smith's economic thought accepted the…

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Fukiyama saw the break down of communism in Eastern Europe as an absolute moment this
is the final form of human government.

Daniel Bell parties are no longer ideological > The end of ideology. He also opposes the
centralisation of politics 'No one voted in the market economy and the…


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