Aesthetics, Politics, Academics
Edited by Bruce Robbins
Normal Price: $47.95
Your Price: $43.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.16 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Intellectuals by Bruce Robbins
Book DescriptionIntellectuals so the arguement goes, are an endangered species. Once at the centre of crucial debates about politics and culture, today they have forsaken their proud and public-spirited independence and retreated to academia where they pursue such esoteric subjects as post-modern aethetics and post-structuralist theory. The essays in this volume disputre this diagnosis and re-examine the controversy over the role of the intellectual in society. They place intellectuals in a specific historical context and evaluate their real and potential role in the circumstances that define our public life - the media, government bureaucracy, the new social movements. In so doing, these essays seek to find a new ground for the intellectual from where to carry out the responsibilities of public opposition. The volume is divided into sections to theory, interviews and historical cases.
Buy Intellectuals book by Bruce Robbins from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780816618316
(216mm x 138mm x 25mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 15-Oct-1990
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Bruce Robbins
Red and the Black, Paperback (March 2013)
A series that offers quality editions of important works of literature to the student and the general reader, each featuring new scholarship and pages of carefully crafted extras. It pulls together a constellation of influences; biographical, historical and literary, to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.
Upward Mobility and the Common Good, Paperback (December 2009)
We think we know what upward mobility stories are about - virtuous striving justly rewarded, or unprincipled social climbing regrettably unpunished. This book overturns these assumptions and exposes a hidden tradition of erotic social interdependence at the heart of the literary canon.
Sociology of Culture, Paperback (December 1981)» View all books by Bruce Robbins
This text offers debate on the origin and evolution of culture, it defines sociology of culture as a convergence of various fields and explores ways in which culture is socially mediated.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Intellectuals book by Bruce Robbins and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.