Modernity and Postmodernity Sociologists

Postmodernism is an 'incrudelity to metanarratives'
Lyotard (1984)
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Life in postmodern society resembles shopping mall.
Bauman (1996)
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PM society is characterised by growing individualism
Lyotard
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called this the 'end of the social'
Baudrillard
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Media presents simulacra - images which appear to reflect real events but have n o reality basis
Baudrillard
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Proposed disembedding. People's lives are no longer restricted to local roots, but a global network allows to access wider range.
Giddens (1990)
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Postmodern life involving search for satisfaction of media-created desires and pressures to consume
Baudrillard (2001)
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States world has become a sort of 'make-believe universe' shown by people who imagine TV characters are real.
Giddens (2000)
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Hypperreality is distorted view by media
Baudrillard
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New identities created by globalisation to bring different cultural groups together
Bradley (1996)
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Postmodern life is media-saturated
Baudrillard (2001)
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Stresses society is in a 'liquid state' of constant change which is unpredictable and marked by chaos.
Bauman (1992)
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