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The Virtual Self: A Contemporary Sociology

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The Virtual Self is an engaging and exciting text that addresses issues relating to our rapidly changing society, social structure, and communication needs. In doing so, it addresses major issues in sociology that inform virtually all of a student's course work.

Introduces students to concepts of the self and society in an age of rapid technology and high speed communicatio
Hardcover, 203 pages
Published December 5th 2003 by Blackwell Publishers
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Travis Wagner
Apr 06, 2016 Travis Wagner rated it it was ok
The portion of postmodernism and postsructuralisms misunderstood tenants is worth a look, but the rest of the book reads like an aging academics manifesto to the failings of society as they see fit, which I could probably find posted to the break room of any department in any university almost anywhere.

The name brings readers in, but it is merely an disguise for what is self-serving pontificating.
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