Item description for The A to Z of Postmodern Life: Essays on Global Culture in the Noughties by Ziauddin Sardar...
From "Advertising" to "Zapping," "Sex" to "Shopping," "Fat" to "Future," and "Toys" to "Terrorism" . . . The A to Z of Postmodern Life explores the alphabet of ideas, products, and "isms" that shape global culture today. Prolific author, columnist, and social commentator Ziauddin Sardar presents a humorous and challenging collection of essays that are grounded in personal observation, acute analysis, and anecdote.
If you have ever wondered what the world is coming to, then let Sardar tell you. He is fast, fearless, and unafraid of those other "P" and "M" words: politics and morality.
This phosphorescently intelligent guide for the concerned and the confused will appeal to anyone trying to make sense of this strange new century.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 6.84" Height: 1.02" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2002
ISBN 1904132030 ISBN13 9781904132035
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More About Ziauddin Sardar
Ziauddin Sardar was born in Pakistan and grew up in Hackney, near London. A writer, broadcaster, and cultural critic, he is one of the world's foremost Muslim intellectuals and author of more than forty-five books on Islam, science, and contemporary culture. He has been listed by "Prospect "magazine as one of Britain's top one hundred intellectuals. Currently he is visiting professor of postcolonial studies at City University; editor of "Futures," a monthly journal on policy, planning, and futures studies; a columnist for the "New Statesman"; and a commissioner for the Equality and Human Rights Commission. He lives in London.
Ziauddin Sardar was born in 1958 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Independent Scholar Middlesex University Independent Scholar Independe.