Postmodernism

1. What changes in structure of society defines Postmodernism?

  • Less making in factories, more tech and info proccessing, social change rapid, social class and ext family dissapearing
  • Pulling 'that' piece in Jenga... 0-o
  • More 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
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2. What are the two main criticisms of Postmodernism?

  • Criticism Cricket says... "Not enough Jellybaby, Too much Postman Pat references"
  • Social class is still important (consumption relies on income, from class), Choices still influenced by gender, ethnicity, etc (pay gap, racism)
  • Under-emphaisies amount of social change, ignores the grand narratives without (good) reason
  • Social class was never important (consumption relies on income, not class), Choices never influenced by gender, ethnicity, etc

3. What is Late Modernity?

  • 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 tardy postmodernist
  • 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 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

4. 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

5. Which postmodernists talk about social inequality and postmodernism?

  • Mailer Pidgey and Parcel - Bigger Pidgeys make bigger puzzles~ ;)
  • Pakulski and Waters - 'Class is dead', defined by lifestyle choices not by class or ascribed status, individualisation means outcomes in lifes/patterns in society not decided by class models
  • Pakulski and Katz - 'Class is dead', defined by lifestyle choices not by class or ascribed status, individualisation means outcomes in lifes/patterns in society decided by class models
  • Katz and Giddens - 'Class is dead', defined by lifestyle choices not by class or ascribed status, individualisation means outcomes in lifes/patterns in society not decided by class models

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