Postmodernism

1. Which postmodernists talk about social inequality and postmodernism?

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mailer Pidgey and Parcel - Bigger Pidgeys make bigger puzzles~ ;)
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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 are the two main criticisms of Postmodernism?

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

4. What changes in structure of society defines Postmodernism?

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

5. What makes up Postmodern culture?

  • Cultural symbols and images, brands build identity, no single fashion commitement, smaller diversity of lifestyles, less choice, more tradition
  • Lipstick, blush and eyeliner
  • Cultural symbols and images, brands build identity, no single fashion commitement, wide diversity of lifestyles, more choice, less tradition
  • Cultural symbols and images, brands destroy identity, only one single fashion commitement, wide diversity of lifestyles, more choice, less tradition

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