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Book Review: Bauman and Contemporary Sociology by Ali Rattansi

Review by John Holmwood Bauman and Contemporary Sociology: A Critical Analysis by Ali Rattansi was published by Manchester University Press in 2017. Zygmunt Bauman’s sociological imagination was formed in post-war Poland where, in the 1950s, an independent sociology was beginning to develop (Bucholc 2016). Paradoxically, the dominant functionalist approach of US sociology could be described […]

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