SOCI 3692 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Antisemitism, Stanley Milgram, Total War

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What makes it possible: bureaucratic rationality, radical remaking (anti-enlightenment) What makes bureaucratic rationality problematic: monopolization of violence, total war, removal of ethical barriers. Science/bureaucracy/division of labour/distantiation/routinization the necessary conditions: centralized state, war time conditions, passive population, racially based anti-semitism as state policy. He"s speaking about power, the holocaust and therefore the nazis. He"s also speaking about totalitarianism of the soviet kind. Bauman was born in poland, jewish, he was a communist so when the nazis invaded, he fled to the soviet union. When the soviets re entered poland, he returned to poland. The ones that were still there were largely exported including bauman who ended up in. In 1967, there were large scale strikes in poland and the polish government blamed jews. After he wrote the book, modernity and the holocaust, he became a spokesperson for post modern sociology. Since then, he"s been writing about liquid society. The argument is the exceptional nature of the holocaust.

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