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Liquid times : living in an age of uncertainty

Author: Zygmunt Bauman
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity Press, 2007.
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Zygmunt Bauman's writings on liquid modernity have altered the way we think about the contemporary world. In this book, he explores the sources of the endemic uncertainty which shapes our lives &, in so doing, he provides the reader with a brief introduction to his original account, developed at greater length in his previous books.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zygmunt Bauman
ISBN: 0745639860 0745639879 9780745639871 9780745639864
OCLC Number: 85853074
Description: 115 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction: bravely into the hotbed of uncertainties --
Liquid modern life and its fears --
Humanity on the move --
State, democracy and the management of fears --
Out of touch together --
Utopia in the age of uncertainty.
Responsibility: Zygmunt Bauman.
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The passage from 'solid' to 'liquid' modernity has created a new and unprecedented setting for individual life pursuits, confronting individuals with a series of challenges never before encountered.  Read more...

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