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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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A Very Short Introduction. Should We Reclaim Political Utopianism? Non-literary forms, such as social and political theory, would also appear to be eliminated. Mima Flamingo rated it liked it Jan 08, No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Sign in to use this feature. Utopia has always had a utopianisn, though ambivalent, relationship with millennialism. Limu rated it it was ok Jun 03, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


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Chris rated it it was ok Jul 26, Utopianism Krishan Kumar Snippet view – Further contributions reflect upon the apparent failure of the modern Communist utopia, note the recent reappearance of apocalyptic themes in fiction and social krsihan, or draw on the contributions of feminism and ecology.

The analytical core of the text is her attempt to characterise utopianism in terms of content, form and function.

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