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Featherstone, Mike

Overview
Works: 136 works in 631 publications in 9 languages and 21,312 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, fme
Classifications: HM101, 306
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mike Featherstone
Consumer culture and postmodernism by Mike Featherstone( Book )

98 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If a society is postmodern, it must prioritize the consumption of resources in everyday life. In this view, mass media advertising and market dynamics lead us to a constant search for new fashions, new styles, new sensations, and new experiences. In this volume, Featherstone examines the idea of a postmodern society. He explores the roots of consumer culture, how it is defined and differentiated and the extent to which it represents the arrival of a "postmodern" world"--The publisher
Global culture : nationalism, globalization, and modernity : a Theory, culture & society special issue by Mike Featherstone( Book )

72 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Undoing culture : globalization, postmoderism and identity by Mike Featherstone( Book )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study explores the formation and deformation of the cultural sphere and the effects on culture of globalization. It examines some of the processes that have uncoupled culture from the social, and the erosion of the ideal of the heroic life in the face of consumerism
The Body : social process and cultural theory by Mike Featherstone( Book )

36 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book ... will be of interest to an interdisciplinary market in cultural studies, the social sciences and the humanities
Global modernities by Mike Featherstone( Book )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bal Modernities is a sustained commentary on the international character of the most microcosmic practices. It demonstrates how the global increasingly informs the regional, so deconstructing ideas like the 'nation state' and 'national sovereignty'. The spatialization of social theory, hybridization and bio-politics are among the critical issues discussed
Spaces of culture : city, nation, world by Mike Featherstone( Book )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is culture? What is the relation between social structure and culture in a globalized and networked world? Do critical perspectives still apply, or does the speed and complexity of cultural production demand new forms of analysis?" "In Spaces of Culture an international cast of scholars examines the implications of these questions for sociology and social theory. They explore the key themes in social theory: the nation state, the city, modernity, post-Fordism and the spatial logic of the informational city." "Spaces of Culture will be required reading for students and scholars in sociology, social theory and cultural studies. It will be an essential reference in any critical discussion of the relations between globalization and technology; and culture, politics and the public sphere."--Jacket
Simmel on culture : selected writings by Georg Simmel( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Images of aging : cultural representations of later life by Mike Featherstone( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is true to say that aging is about the body, yet in the study of aging we often lose sight of the lived body. Previous works have tended to concentrate on a gruesome cartography of aging infirmities, or on policy developments. The result of this has been to make gerontology and the study of aging data rich and theory poor. It is remarkable that there is almost a complete absence of study of culture and self-image of the middle aged and old. Images of Aging changes this. The editors have drawn together a team of international contributors who discuss the images of aging which have come to circulate in the advanced industrial societies of today
Cultural theory and cultural change by Mike Featherstone( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Body modification by Mike Featherstone( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the growing range of practices such as piercing, tattooing, branding, cutting and inserting implants which have sprung up recently in the West
Postmodernism by Mike Featherstone( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recognition and difference by Mike Featherstone( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This timely and insightful book examines questions of politics and identity in the age of multicultures. The book draws together the contributions of leading international academics
Love and eroticism by Mike Featherstone( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the contested nature of love and eroticism, this collection examines the ways in which erotic bodily pleasures have become central to contemporary consumer culture
Paul Virilio : from modernism to hypermodernism and beyond by John Armitage( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Self-professed 'urbanist', political thinker, and 'critic of the art of technology', Paul Virilio is one of the most significant and stimulating French cultural theorists writing today. Hailed as the 'archaeologist of the future' and the inventor of the concept of 'dromology', or the 'science' of speed, Virilio believes that the logic of ever increasing acceleration lies at the heart of the organization and transformation of the contemporary world. His arguments regarding the human consequences of dromology in the form of the 'disappearance' of geographical space, time, matter, movement, and aesthetics are currently causing fierce debate." "But who is Paul Virilio? What is the significance of dromology and disappearance? What are the principal cultural themes of his important writings? This book incorporates a variety of studies addressing these questions, an interview with Virilio, a recently translated example of his work, and a select bibliography of his writings. It is the first book to afford a properly critical evaluation of Virilio's cultural theory. The commissioned contributions by leading cultural and social theorists examine Virilio's work from his early speculations on military and urban space to his current writings on dromology, politics, new communications technologies, disappearance, and the fallout from 'the information bomb'." "Paul Virilio is required reading for all fellow archaeologists of the future, 'dromologists', and other students of critical cultural and social theory."--BOOK JACKET.000000
Surviving middle age by Mike Hepworth( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Automobilities by Mike Featherstone( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Automobilities presents one of the first and most wide-ranging examinations of the car and its promise of autonomy and mobility. Drawing on rich empirical detail, from ethnographies of office work on the motorway to the importance of the car in French cultural theory, the contributions demonstrate just how significant have been the economic, technological, social and political consequences of a pervasive and accelerating culture of the car."--Jacket
A Special issue on Georg Simmel by Georg Simmel( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultura globale : nazionalismo, globalizzazione e modernità by Mike Featherstone( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tecnologia e cultura virtuale : cyberspace, cyberbodies, cyberpunk( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consumer culture and postmodernism by Mike Featherstone( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Implicit within claims that society itself is in some sense postmodern is an argument about the priority of consumption as a determinant of everyday life. In this view, mass media advertising and market dynamics lead to a constant search for new fashions, new styles, new sensations and experiences. Material goods are consumed as `communicators'; they are valued as signifiers of taste and of lifestyle. This volume examines the viability of this portrait of contemporary society. Mike Featherstone explores the roots of consumer culture, how it is defined and differentiated and the extent to which
 
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Global culture : nationalism, globalization, and modernity : a Theory, culture & society special issue
Alternative Names
Featherstone, Mike

Fīḏirstūn, Māyk

Mike Featherstone British sociologist

Mike Featherstone sociólogo británico

مايك فيذرستون، 1946-

フェザーストン, M.

フェザーストン, マイク

マイク・フェザーストーン

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Global culture : nationalism, globalization, and modernity : a Theory, culture & society special issueUndoing culture : globalization, postmoderism and identityThe Body : social process and cultural theoryGlobal modernitiesSpaces of culture : city, nation, worldSimmel on culture : selected writingsImages of aging : cultural representations of later lifeBody modification