Education, Psychoanalysis, and Social Transformation

New Media, Cultural Studies, and Critical Theory after Postmodernism

Automodernity from Zizek to Laclau

Authors: Samuels, R.

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This book argues that we have moved into a new cultural period, automodernity, which represents a social, psychological, and technological reaction to postmodernity. In fact, by showing how individual autonomy is now being generated through technological and cultural automation, Samuels posits that we must rethink modernity and postmodernity.

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ROBERT SAMUELS is Lecturer, UCLA, USA, Writing Programs.

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"Earnest, relentless, and frequently compelling, Samuels offers a sobering analysis of some of the ways that cultural studies, new media, and the university itself have failed our hopes for democracy. You won't agree with everything in this book, but you'll pop onto his blog to argue with him about it." - Marc Bousquet, Author of How The University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Media, Cultural Studies, and Critical Theory after Postmodernism
Book Subtitle
Automodernity from Zizek to Laclau
Authors
Series Title
Education, Psychoanalysis, and Social Transformation
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-10418-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230104181
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-61981-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 256
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