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'Liquid life' is the kind of life commonly lived in our contemporary, liquid-modern society. Liquid life cannot stay on course, as liquid-modern society cannot keep its shape for long. Liquid life is a precarious life, lived under conditions of constant uncertainty.
The most acute and stubborn worries that haunt this liquid life are the fears of being caught napping, of fa
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 24th 2005 by Polity Press (first published 2005)
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Creo que el ensayo de 8 paginas que hice para clase es suficiente reseña. Aun así diría que este no es un libro que recomiendo a todo el mundo, ya que aunque sea de sociologia está bastante orientado hacia la economía y por tanto puede no ser del gusto de todos
la sua frase preferita: " avere sia la botte piena che la moglie ubriaca"
Douglas Hayes
I have significantly mixed thoughts about this book.

One the one hand I found it a fascinating description of modern (post-modern) life. His descriptions of the difficulties people face within an ever-changing world was both revealing and horrifying, especially for those who have nothing outside of this way of living by which to gain perspective and solidity. Christians have faith in God that can provide a means of overcoming the fears and hopelessness of liquid life that non-Christians struggle
Fatos inevitáveis da vida em si.
Sergio Rodríguez
I loved this book. It is really revealing. After knowing the sociological term "liquid life" I enjoy my current life full of movility in my car all around the city in order to do what I like to do and in order to achieve my gooals. No wonder I am a citizen of the world and an extraterritorial person who senses when change is needed, and change is the only constant.
Eduardo Correa
Um dos melhores livros da minha vida! Genial.

Minha prima me deu de presente esse livro e só tenho a agradecê-la por ter tido a oportunidade de ler algo ÚNICO.

O autor é inteligentíssimo e aborda simplesmente os mais diversos temas e os interliga em uma rede de reflexões sensacional.

Che delusione!!!
Da un libro di cui mi aspettavo tantissimo ho ricavato pochissimi spunti interessanti.
Sostanzialmente nei primi capitoli nei quali l'autore parla dell'identità e della società liquidità
Il resto dell'opera mi sembra alquanto tautologica e infarcita di citazione di altri autori.
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Forse non è stata una grande idea buttarsi brutalmente sul primo saggio sociologico moderno trovato. La lettura è stata piuttosto pesante; alcuni concetti nuovi, altri abbastanza scontati, altri ancora di difficile comprensione.
Paul B
Excellent presentation and analysis of the relationship between managers and producers of culture in current society and how it is informed by / differs from previous generations
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