Postmodern studies

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Postmodern studies include:

  • postmodern society (hypermodernity; metamodernism; posthumanism; postmaterialism; post-postmodernism; post-structuralism; postmodern feminism; the postmodern condition)
  • semiotics (sign; relation; relational complex; code; confabulation; connotation / denotation; encoding / decoding; lexical modality; representation; salience; semiosis;semiosphere; semiotic theory of Peirce; biosemiotics; cognitive semiotics; computational semiotics; literary semiotics; semiotics of culture; social semiotics)
  • postmodern analytical methods (commutation test; paradigmatic analysis; syntagmatic analysis)
  • postmodern philosophy (postmodern philosophers; philosophical counselling, ontology; epistemology; ethics; aesthetics; hermeneutics; philosophy of language; feminist school of thought)
  • deconstruction (deconstruction and dialectics; deconstruction approaches – Jean-Francois Lyotard, Jacques Derrida, and Fredric Jameson)
  • information society / knowledge society (information and communication technologies; computer users or digital citizens; post-industrial society (post-fordism); computer society; telematic society;society of the spectacle; information revolution;information age; network society; liquid modernity; Information and communication technology)
  • posthumanism (transhumanism; human enhancement; longevity studies)
  • social movements and postmodern society (deprivation theory; mass society theory; structural strain theory; resource mobilization theory; political process theory; social movement and social networking; civil resistance; counterculture of the 1960s;countermovement;moral shock; new social movements; nonviolent resistance; political movement;reform movement; revolutionary movement; social defense; social equality; teaching for social justice; online social movements)
  • postmodern literature (metafiction; unreliable narration; self-reflexivity; intertextuality; postmodern themes and techniques in literature)
  • postmodern art & film (radical movements in modern art;abstract expressionism; pop art; fluxus; minimalism;postminimalism; movements in postmodern art: conceptual art, installation art, lowbrow art, performance art, digital art, intermedia and multi-media, telematic art, appropriation art and neo-conceptual art, neo-expressionism and painting) (postmodern film; postmodernist filmmakers; postmodernist television)
  • applied ethics, bioethics, public health, research ethics
  • postmodern architecture (high-tech architecture; modern classicism and deconstructivism; postmodern buildings and architects; theories of postmodern architecture; architectural postmodernism in Europe; architectural postmodernism in Japan)
  • postmodern religion (postmodern interpretations of religion; post-Christianity, neopaganism; postmodern spirituality)
  • social constructionism (social constructionism roots; influential thinkers of social constructionism; social construction of nature; social construction of reality; personal construct psychology; systemic therapy)
  • knowledge economy (post-industrial economy; knowledge worker; knowledge market; knowledge management; cognitive-cultural economy; Endogenous growth theory)
  • post-secular society (desecularization; new religious movements; Habermas’ religious dialogue, Church renewal, Post-Christianity)
  • posthistory (representations of history)
  • postmodern education – the education for acquiring skills to adapt to all aspects of postmodern society (student-centered education; skills-focused education for integration into the society of the future; literacy for the information society; education for ethics; ecological education; E-Learning and Software in Education; Distance learning; e-Learning technologies; Projects and e-Learning experiences; e-Tutoring & Mentoring; e-Learning for sustainable development).