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Author Lyman, Stanford M.

Title Roads to dystopia : sociological essays on the postmodern condition / Stanford M. Lyman.

Imprint [Fayetteville] : University of Arkansas Press, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  301 L989r    ---  Available
Description ix, 428 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in American sociology ; v. 6
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-418) and index.
Contents 1. Gunnar Myrdal's An American dilemma after a half century : critics and anticritics -- 2. The "Yellow Peril" mystique : origins and vicissitudes of a racist discourse -- 3. The "Chinese question" and America's labor historians : a wrong turn in a quest for a usable past -- 4. The lost tribes of Israel as a problem in history and sociology -- 5. Postmodernism and the construction of ethnocultural identity : the Jewish-Indian theory and the lost tribes of Israel -- 6. Social reality as theater : dramas, narratives, and the postmodern challenge -- 7. Cinematic ideologies and societal dystopias : filmmaking in the United States, Japan, Germany, and the Soviet Union, 1900-1996 -- 8. Community : a theoretical perspective on its dilemmas, contradictions, and possible future.
Subject Postmodernism -- Social aspects.
Social problems.
ISBN 1557287112 (cloth : alk. paper)
Sudoc No. HI.F 3/178-8:R 622/2001 ardocs

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