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Sociological Theory/Postmodernism

PostmodernismEdit

Michel FoucaultEdit

  • Discipline
  • Surveillance
  • Bodies Of Knowledge

Pakulski and Waters (1996)

Reject meta narratives Class less important entered Post-Modern world where science has lost its significance Identity down to individual who picks and mixes culture from the globalized world to craft their own identity

IdentitiesEdit

  • The dissolution of barriers between nation-states.
  • Multiple identities providing individuality.
  • Transformation from hierarchical state infrastructure to informal networks of institutions.
  • The freer flow of information.