Title, Utopianism Concepts in Social Thought · Concepts in the social sciences. Author, Krishan Kumar. Edition, illustrated. Publisher, Open University Press. A fine little monograph. Rather than surveying the concept (and its literature) at its broadest, Kumar (social thought, U. of Kent at Canterbury) wisely treats utopia. Utopia has become a vague term, synonymous almost with the Good Society or the Good Time. It is applied to the dreams and visions of all peoples and all.
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Utopianism by Krishan Kumar
Reaktion Books, Cloth: Utopia has become a vague term, synonymous almost with the Good Society or the Good Time. Sania marked it as to-read Apr 24, Tolga Ulusoy rated it it was amazing Jan 09, Stephanie Jacobson rated it it was ok Dec 03, Murat rated it really liked it Jan 03, Utopia has always had a close, though ambivalent, relationship with millennialism.
Mador96 rated it liked it Oct 16, PB marked it as to-read May 17, David Lovell – – The European Legacy 9 5: In Defense of Utopia. Utopia has become a vague term, synonymous almost with the Good Society or the Good Time. Tauber – – History of the Human Sciences 25 4: Its “practical” use is to overstep the immediate reality to depict a condition whose clear desirability draws us on, like a magnet. Out go the very plausible ancient and medieval claimants, as does the indigenous material of vast tracts of the globe.
Malcolm Miles – – Journal for Cultural Research 13 1: There is, however, no adequate theorisation of the relationship between krishna and utopian theory. These two books are a testimony to a burgeoning interest in utopian studies, both in Europe and the USA. Taizo Murakami rated it it was ok Nov 16, Utopianism by Krishan Kumar. Request removal from index.
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The analytical core of the text is her attempt to characterise utopianism in terms of content, form and function. Open University Press- Utopian socialism – pages. Nicholas rated it liked it Dec 19, If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or krisan your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Books by Krishan Kumar. Educational Studies and the Domestication of Utopia. She examines a range of thinkers, including Marx, Sorel, Mannheim, Bloch, William Morris and Marcuse, and topics such as contemporary utopian studies, and the shifting nature of the utopian canon.
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