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La società è sotto assedio: le nuove élite organizzate hanno, per riaffermare il dominio del mercato, rotto tutti i legami che la tenevano unita. Sono finiti i partiti politici e sono in crisi le associazioni, sono più deboli i nostri vincoli con la comunità religiosa e perfino i legami matrimoniali e familiari sono più labili. Sedotto dalla pubblicità e da potenti modelli ...more
Paperback, Economica Laterza, 326 pages
Published April 14th 2005 by Laterza (first published 2002)
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Procyon Lotor
Notarelle da bordo della mia goletta... ...dunque l'individuo nel mercatismo esasperato, del turbo-capitalismo � lacerato nei suoi legami sociali che da stabili e permanenti diventano labili e transitori. Societ� liquida come l'oceano, l'oceano di possibilit� e promesse � un oceano che ti sbatacchia sugli scogli del realismo e come sempre per navigarci sopra occorre un natante decente e perizia marinara. Il concetto pu� servire per evitare aspettative improbabili dalla societ� e quindi investire ...more
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... so far... fascinating chapter on the morality of bystanding and the effect of globalisation making us all [in the 'West'] into constant bystanders to great suffering. We are hyper aware of human misery in distant and near places and yet have become less and less active in struggling to stop suffering in real time... we tweet... we donate... etc.

Now I'm back at the beginning of the book reading about the development of the nation state and nationalism and the recent breaking of capitalism fro
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Jun 14, 2013 Dean Ray rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A bit dense and fairly academic. Mr. Bauman is an endless fountain of creatively phrased insights into the nature and destiny of man and our societies. This book will leave you different than you were when you picked it up and you won't want to put it down until it is done.
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Zygmunt Bauman is a world-renowned Polish sociologist and philosopher, and Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds. He was one of the creators of the concept of “postmodernism”.
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