- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

Literally, ‘after’ modernity, but in addition to marking the historical period that follows modernity, it's often used to denote opposition, resistance and subversion to modernity's key characteristics.

Longer explanation

There's really no way around it, to understand postmodernity you have to get ...

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