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Liquid modernity

Author: Zygmunt Bauman
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this text, Bauman examines how we have moved away from a "heavy" and "solid", hardware-focused modernity to a "light" and "liquid", software-based modernity. This passage, he argues, has brought profound change to all aspects of the human condition.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zygmunt Bauman
ISBN: 074562409X 9780745624099 0745624103 9780745624105
OCLC Number: 44157073
Description: vi, 228 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: on being light and liquid --
Emancipation --
Individuality --
Time/Space --
Work --
Community --
Afterthought: On writing; on writing sociology.
Responsibility: Zygmunt Bauman.
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aeo A major new book by one of the most original thinkers today. aeo Develops a distinctive argument about the a liquida nature of modernity. aeo Re--examines key concepts which look at the  Read more...

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