Postmodernism

1. What are the three features of postmodern identity?

  • Ships, headcannons, fanfiction
  • One person has multiple social idenitites, these are based on choice, these identities are unstable and fragile
  • One person has multiple social idenitites, these are based on birth, these identities are stable and unfragile
  • One person has one social idenitite, these are based on choice, these identities are unstable and fragile
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2. Which Postmodernist comments on crime and deviance and postmodernism?

  • Lettie Mailer - The postman's code to NEVER open letters doesn't take pleasure into account, also traps
  • Waters - Criminology rarely looks at pleasure of commitig crimes 'transgression', crimes motivated by 'moral self-transcendence', different crimes provide different thrills
  • Katz - Criminology rarely looks at pleasure of commitig crimes 'transgression', crimes motivated by 'moral self-transcendence', different crimes provide different thrills
  • Katz - Criminology only looks at pleasure of commiting crimes 'transgression', crimes motivated by 'moral self-transcendence', different crimes provide the same thrill

3. What is Late Modernity?

  • A variation of Postmodernism that believes postmodernism overstated the social changes, they don't accept the breaking down of traditional values but say strong links don't exist with previous societies
  • A variation of Postmodernism that believes postmodernism over-stated the social changes, they accept the breaking down of traditional values but say strong links still exist with previous societies
  • A variation of Postmodernism that believes postmodernism under-stated the social changes, they accept the breaking down of traditional values but say strong links still exist with previous societies
  • A tardy postmodernist

4. What changes in structure of society defines Postmodernism?

  • Pulling 'that' piece in Jenga... 0-o
  • Less making in factories, more tech and info proccessing, social change rapid, social class and ext family dissapearing
  • Less making in factories, less tech and info proccessing, social change rapid, social class and ext family dissapearing
  • More making in factories, more tech and info proccessing, social change rapid, social class and ext family dissapearing

5. Which Postmodernist notes how lifestyles suit individuals?

  • Giddens - More choice over identity and lifestyle to suit need, not bound by family or roles, new family types
  • Hobsbawm - More choice over identity and lifestyle to suit need, not bound by family or roles, new family types
  • Hobsbawm - "Identities more like shirts we choose than skins we are born with"
  • The Spy - A sharp suit will work with any lifestyle, invisibility prefered

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