You are here

Zygmunt Bauman
Share

Zygmunt Bauman

Four Volume Set
Edited by:

Other Titles in:
Jewish Studies | Social Theory

© 2002 | 1 560 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Zygmunt Bauman is widely acknowledged as the most interesting and consistent of postmodern sociologists. Yet his work is widely dispersed across a number of fields and his critical interpretation is scattered across a wide array of disciplines. This major four-volume collection draws together these important materials for the first time. The contributions in the four-volume set are organized around themes, as follows:

- biographical

- communism and Eastern Europe

- Modernity and the Holocaust

- Marxism, class and political economy

- sociology: Weber, bureaucracy, Durkheim, the stranger, consumption, work and welfare

- postmodernism

- ethics

- death and dying

- intellectuals and power

- extensions and applications of Bauman's ideas by others, from Japan to Latin America and Scandinavia.

The collection features the work of key commentators and is edited by Peter Beilharz, Professor of Sociology at La Trobe University and Director of the Thesis Eleven Centre for Critical Theory. He is the author of Zygmunt Bauman: Dialectic of Modernity (SAGE Publications, 2000) and editor of The Bauman Reader (Blackwell, 2000).

 
VOLUME ONE
 
PART ONE: PROFILES AND SURVEYS
Peter Beilharz
Reading Zygmunt Bauman
Looking for Clues  
Zygmunt Bauman, Timo Cantell and Poul Poder Pedersen
Modernity, Postmodernity and Ethics
An Interview with Zygmunt Bauman  
Zygmunt Bauman and Peter Beilharz
The Journey Never Ends
Zygmunt Bauman Talks with Peter Beilharz  
Janina Bauman and Zygmunt Bauman
Gespr[um]ach mit Janina Bauman and Zygmunt Bauman
Zygmunt Bauman and Keith Tester
Context and Sociological Horizons
Richard Kilminster and Ian Varcoe
Three Appreciations of Zygmunt Bauman
Stefan Morawski
Bauman's Ways of Seeing the World
Dennis Smith
Zygmunt Bauman
How to Be a Successful Outsider  
Ian Varcoe
Identity and the Limits of Comparison
Bauman's Reception in Germany  
Modernity and Tough Jews  
Pieter Nijhoff
The Right to Inconsistency
Zygmunt Bauman, Richard Kilminster and Ian Varcoe
Sociology, Postmodernity and Exile
An Interview with Zygmunt Bauman  
Ian Varcoe and Richard Kilminster
Culture and Power in the Writings of Zygmunt Bauman
Claus Offe
Laudatio f[um]ur Zygmunt Bauman
Barry Smart
Zygmunt Bauman
Janina Bauman
Demons of Other People's Fear
The Plight of the Gypsies  
Janina Bauman
The Walls Tighten around Us
Janina Bauman
A Dream of Belonging
My Years in Postwar Poland  
Wladyslaw Bartoszewski
A Review of Janina Bauman's Winter in the Morning
Patrick Wright
Out of the Ghetto
Carole Angier
A Sad Story
Murray Baumgarten
Endings and Contradictions
Observations on Holocaust Literature  
 
PART TWO: SOCIALISM AND INTELLECTUALS
Julian Hochfeld
Poland and Britain
Two Concepts of Socialism  
Karl Reyman and Herman Singer
The Origins and Significance of East European Revisionism
James H Satterwhite
Polish Revisionism
Critical Thinking in Poland from 1953  
Leszek Kolakowski
A Pleading for Revolution
A Rejoinder to Z Bauman  
Lewis A Coser
The Social Role of Eastern European Intellectuals Reconsidered
David Roberts
Intellectuals and Modernity
A Postmodern Perspective  
 
VOLUME TWO
 
PART THREE: THE HOLOCAUST
Hans Joas
Bauman in Germany
Modern Violence and the Problems of German Self-Understanding  
Luciano Pellicani
Modernity and Totalitarianism
Alex Delfini and Paul Piccone
Modernity, Libertarianism and Critical Theory
Reply to Pellicani  
Michael Freeman
Genocide, Civilization and Modernity
Jonathan Fletcher
Genocide and Decivilizing Processes in Germany
Ian Burkitt
Civilization and Ambivalence
David B Clarke, Marcus A Doel and Francis X McDonough
Holocaust Topologies
Singularity, Politics, Space  
Ann Taylor Allen
The Holocaust and the Modernization of Gender
A Historiographical Essay  
David Torevell
The Terrorism of Reason in the Thought of Zygmunt Bauman
Ivar Oxaal
Sociology, History and the Holocaust
John Rex
Race, Ethnicity and the Rational Organization of Evil
Rosemary H T O'Kane
Modernity, the Holocaust and Politics
Edith Kurzweil
Testimonies and Studies
Jack Zipes
The Holocaust, Modernity and Tough Jews
Ruth Jamieson
Genocide and the Social Production of Immorality
Zygmunt Bauman, Harald Welzer and Peter Beilharz
[um]Uber die Rationalit[um]at des B[um]osen
Interview mit Zygmunt Bauman  
A D Moses
Modernity and the Holocaust
Yehuda Bauer
Overall Interpretations
Zygmunt Bauman, Jeffrey Herf, Goetz Aly  
Dominick LaCapra
Historicizing the Holocaust
Andrew Charlesworth
Genocide and the Social Production of Immortality
R Kilminster and I Varcoe
Towards a Geography of the Shoah
Robert Fine
The Critique of Instrumental Rationality
 
PART FOUR: THE POSTMODERN
Douglas Kellner
Zygmunt Bauman's Postmodern Turn
Scott Lash
Postmodern Ethics
The Missing Ground  
George Ritzer
Zygmunt Bauman
From Modern to Postmodern  
Steven Seidman
Zygmunt Bauman
Dennis Smith
Modernity, Postmodernity and the New Middle Ages
 
VOLUME THREE
 
PART FOUR: THE POSTMODERN (CONTINUED)
Tim May
The Discontented Epoch
Freedom and Security in Bauman's Postmodernity  
Michael Crozier
Inter Putatorem et Vastitatem
The Ambivalences of the Garden Metaphor in Modernity  
Gillian Robinson
The Consequences of Alterity
Zygmunt Bauman's Modernity and Ambivalence  
Shaun Best
Zygmunt Bauman
Personal Reflections within the Mainstream of Modernity  
Angus Bancroft
Closed Spaces Restricted Places
The Resurgence of Politics in the Work of Zygmunt Bauman  
Robert Campain
Review of Liquid Modernity
 
PART FIVE: ETHICS
Arne Johan Vetlesen
Why Does Proximity Make a Moral Difference? Coming to Terms with a Lesson Learned from the Holocaust
Ren[ac]e Ten Bos
Business Ethics and Bauman Ethics
Ross Abbinnett
Postmodernity and the Ethics of Care
Situating Bauman's Social Theory  
Alan Latham
An Ethics of the Ephemeral? The Possibilities and Impossibilities of Zygmunt Bauman's Ethics: A Review of Some Recent Books by Zygmunt Bauman
Keith Tester
Making Moral Citizens
On Himmelfarb's De-Moralization Thesis  
Chris Shilling and Philip A Mellor
Durkheim, Morality and Modernity
Collective Effervescence, Homo Duplex and the Sources of Moral Action  
Mark Mason
In Defence of a Dialectical Ethic beyond Postmodern Morality
Matthias Junge
Zygmunt Bauman's Poisoned Gift of Morality
 
PART SIX: DEATH AND RELIGION
Robert Bocock
Review of Mortality, Immortality and Other Life Strategies
Thomas F Tierney
Death, Medicine and the Right to Die
An Engagement with Heidegger, Bauman and Baudrillard  
Anton A van Niekerk
Modernity, Mortality and Mystery
Hugh Willmott
Death. So What? Sociology, Sequestration and Emancipation
James A Beckford
Postmodernity, High Modernity and New Modernity
Three Concepts in Search of Religion  
 
PART SEVEN: SOCIOLOGY AND MARXISM
Nigel Dodd
Society under Suspicion
Bauman and Rorty  
Gerard Delanty
Creativity and the Rise of Social Postmodernism
Foucault, Lyotard and Bauman  
Anthony Woodiwiss
Against 'Modernity'
A Dissident Rant  
Paul du Gay
Is Bauman's Bureau Weber's Bureau? A Comment
Vince Marotta
The Stranger and Social Theory
Peter Beilharz
McFascism? Reading Ritzer, Bauman and the Holocaust
 
VOLUME FOUR
 
PART SEVEN: SOCIOLGY AND MARXISM (CONTINUED)
Peter Beilharz
Counting Memories? Revisiting Bauman, Reading Wright
Maurizio D'Entr[gr]eves
Review of Memories of Class
Trevor Hogan
Dead Indians, Flawed Consumers and Snowballs in Hell
On Zygmunt Bauman's New Poor  
Geoff Sharp
After the Poor
A Future with a Past  
Alan Warde
Consumers, Identity and Belonging
Reflections on Some Theses of Zygmunt Bauman  
Alan Warde
Consumption, Identity-Formation and Uncertainty
Ian Heywood
Bauman, Intellectuals and Modernity
 
PART EIGHT: EXTENSIONS
John Clammer
Transcending Modernity? Individualism, Ethics and Japanese Discourses of Difference in the Postwar World
B[um]ulent Diken
Hybridity Globalization and the Stranger
Joanildo A Burity
The Impertinence of Intellectuals
Democracy and Postmodernity in Latin America  
Leslie Holmes
On Communism, Post-Communism, Modernity and Postmodernity
John Law
Introduction to Organizing Modernity
Dick Pels
Privileged Nomads
Jon Stratton
The Color of Jews
Jews, Race and the White Australia Policy  
Ronit Lentin
The Feminization of Stigma in the Relationship between Israelis and Shoah Survivors
Jock Young
Cannibalism and Bulimia
Nils Christie
Modernity and Behaviour Control
Kevin Hetherington
The Utopics of Modernity
James C Scott
Authoritarian High Modernism

Preview this book

For instructors

This book is not available as an inspection copy. For more information contact your local sales representative.

Select a Purchasing Option

ISBN: 9780761971276
£645.00