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Time of the Tribes Michel Maffesoli

Time of the Tribes

Michel Maffesoli

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ISBN : 9781283879392
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191 pages
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In this exciting book Michel Maffesoli argues that the conventional approaches to understanding solidarity and society are deeply flawed. He contends that mass culture has disintegrated and that today social existence is conducted through fragmentedMoreIn this exciting book Michel Maffesoli argues that the conventional approaches to understanding solidarity and society are deeply flawed. He contends that mass culture has disintegrated and that today social existence is conducted through fragmented tribal groupings, organized around the catchwords, brand-names and sound-bites of consumer culture. The book provides a rich backcloth against which to consider the rise of identity politics and the proliferation of lifestyle cultures.