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Product Description: Refugees from the violence of wars and the brutality of famished lives have knocked on other people's doors since the beginning of time. For the people behind the doors, these uninvited guests were always strangers, and strangers tend to generate fear and anxiety precisely because they are unknown...read more

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9781509512164 | Polity Pr, June 27, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Refugees from the violence of wars and the brutality of famished lives have knocked on other people's doors since the beginning of time.

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9781509512171 | Polity Pr, June 27, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Refugees from the violence of wars and the brutality of famished lives have knocked on other people's doors since the beginning of time.

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Product Description: In this new book Zygmunt Bauman and Riccardo Mazzeo examine the contentious issue of the relation between literature (and the arts in general) and sociology (or, more generally, a branch of the humanities claiming scientific status)...read more

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9781509502684 | Polity Pr, May 23, 2016, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: In this new book Zygmunt Bauman and Riccardo Mazzeo examine the contentious issue of the relation between literature (and the arts in general) and sociology (or, more generally, a branch of the humanities claiming scientific status).

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9781509502691 | Polity Pr, May 23, 2016, cover price $19.95

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9781509508112 | Polity Pr, April 25, 2016, cover price $64.95

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9781509508129 | Polity Pr, April 25, 2016, cover price $22.95

Product Description: This thoughtful and illuminating book provides a major statement on the meaning and importance of postmodernity.

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9781138138339 | Routledge, December 17, 2015, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This thoughtful and illuminating book provides a major statement on the meaning and importance of postmodernity.

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9780415067508 | Routledge, December 1, 1991, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: This thoughtful and illuminating book provides a major statement on the meaning and importance of postmodernity.

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Product Description: What's the use of sociology? The question has been asked often enough and it leaves a lingering doubt in the minds of many. At a time when there is widespread scepticism about the value of sociology and of the social sciences generally, this short book by one of the world's leading thinkers offers a passionate, engaging and important statement of the need for sociology...read more

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9780745671253 | Polity Pr, December 23, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: What's the use of sociology?

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Product Description: What's the use of sociology? The question has been asked often enough and it leaves a lingering doubt in the minds of many. At a time when there is widespread scepticism about the value of sociology and of the social sciences generally, this short book by one of the world's leading thinkers offers a passionate, engaging and important statement of the need for sociology...read more
By Zygmunt Bauman, Michael Hviid Jacobsen (contributor) and Keith Tester (contributor)

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9780745671246, titled "What Use Is Sociology?: Conversations With Michael Hviid Jacobsen and Keith Tester" | Polity Pr, December 23, 2013, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: What's the use of sociology?

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9786071615077, titled "La cultura en el mundo de la modernidad líquida / The culture in the world of liquid modernity" | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, September 25, 2013, cover price $11.95

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Product Description: It is commonly assumed that the best way to help the poor out oftheir misery is to allow the rich to get richer, that if the richpay less taxes then all the rest of us will be better off, and thatin the final analysis the richness of the few benefits us all...read more

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9780745671086 | Polity Pr, August 19, 2013, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: It is commonly assumed that the best way to help the poor out oftheir misery is to allow the rich to get richer, that if the richpay less taxes then all the rest of us will be better off, and thatin the final analysis the richness of the few benefits us all.

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9780745671093 | Polity Pr, July 29, 2013, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: It is commonly assumed that the best way to help the poor out oftheir misery is to allow the rich to get richer, that if the richpay less taxes then all the rest of us will be better off, and thatin the final analysis the richness of the few benefits us all.

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Product Description: What is the role of education in a world where we no longer have aclear vision of the future and where the idea of a single,universal model of humanity seems like the residue of a bygone age?What role should educators play in a world where young people findthemselves faced with deep uncertainty about their future, wherethe prospects of securing a stable, long-term career seemincreasingly remote and where intensified population movements havecreated more diverse communities in which different cultures findthemselves living side by side, no longer bound together by thebelief that the other would eventually be assimilated into‘our' culture? Faced with the bewildering features of our liquid modern world,many young people are inclined to withdraw - in some cases into theonline world of games and virtual relationships, in other casesinto anorexia, depression, alcohol or even drug abuse, hoping tofind shelter from a world perceived as more and more dangerous...read more

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9780745661551 | Polity Pr, June 26, 2012, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: What is the role of education in a world where we no longer have aclear vision of the future and where the idea of a single,universal model of humanity seems like the residue of a bygone age?

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9780745661568 | Polity Pr, June 26, 2012, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: What is the role of education in a world where we no longer have aclear vision of the future and where the idea of a single,universal model of humanity seems like the residue of a bygone age?

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9780745655697 | Polity Pr, March 6, 2012, cover price $64.95

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9780745655703 | Polity Pr, March 6, 2012, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: In its original formulation, ‘culture’ was intended to be an agent for change, a mission undertaken with the aim of educating ‘the people’ by bringing the best of human thought and creativity to them. But in our contemporary liquid-modern world, culture has lost its missionary role and has become a means of seduction: it seeks no longer to enlighten the people but to seduce them...read more

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9780745653549 | Polity Pr, August 2, 2011, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: In its original formulation, ‘culture’ was intended to be an agent for change, a mission undertaken with the aim of educating ‘the people’ by bringing the best of human thought and creativity to them.

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9780745653556 | Polity Pr, August 2, 2011, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Culture in a Liquid Modern World

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Product Description: The term ‘collateral damage' has recently been added to thevocabulary of military forces to refer to the unintendedconsequences of armed interventions, consequences that areunplanned but nevertheless damaging and often very costly in humanand personal terms...read more

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9780745652948 | Polity Pr, June 21, 2011, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: The term ‘collateral damage' has recently been added to thevocabulary of military forces to refer to the unintendedconsequences of armed interventions, consequences that areunplanned but nevertheless damaging and often very costly in humanand personal terms.
9780745652955 | Polity Pr, June 21, 2011, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: As Soon As Possible: Acceleration in Contemporary Society examines the concept of time in the high speed society, the social model characterized by rapid communications with production based on new technologies, which everyone must come to terms with today...read more

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9788896532119 | Mandragora, June 16, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: As Soon As Possible: Acceleration in Contemporary Society examines the concept of time in the high speed society, the social model characterized by rapid communications with production based on new technologies, which everyone must come to terms with today.

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Product Description: First published in 1982, Professor Bauman's discussion of the mechanism of class formation and institutionalisation of class conflict argues that our understanding of changes in social and political structure has been hindered by the freezing of concepts of class in the ice-age of industrial society...read more

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9780415571272 | 1 edition (Routledge, November 4, 2009), cover price $155.00
9780710091963 | Routledge, January 1, 1983, cover price $62.95 | About this edition: Book by Zygmunt Bauman

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9780415573016 | Routledge, November 23, 2010, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: First published in 1982, Professor Bauman's discussion of the mechanism of class formation and institutionalisation of class conflict argues that our understanding of changes in social and political structure has been hindered by the freezing of concepts of class in the ice-age of industrial society.

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Product Description: For the better part of its history sociology shared with commonsense its assumption of the ‘nature-like’ character of society – and consequently developed as the science of unfreedom. In this powerful and engaging work, first published in 1976, Professor Bauman outlines the historical roots of such a science and describes how the new trends in sociology emerging from phenomenology and existentialism do not challenge this preoccupation...read more

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9780415571647, titled "Towards a Critical Sociology: An Essay on Commonsense and Emancipation" | 1 edition (Routledge, December 15, 2009), cover price $140.00

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9780415573108 | Reissue edition (Routledge, April 13, 2011), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: For the better part of its history sociology shared with commonsense its assumption of the ‘nature-like’ character of society – and consequently developed as the science of unfreedom.

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Product Description: Rather than contributing to the long-standing discussion about the characteristics of the society that socialism proposes to establish, this Routledge Revival, initially published in 1976, aims to explore the impact of the 'living utopia' of socialism on the development of modern society...read more

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9780415571630, titled "Socialism the Active Utopia" | 1 edition (Routledge, December 15, 2009), cover price $155.00
9780841902404 | Holmes & Meier Pub, December 1, 1975, cover price $19.75 | About this edition: Arguing that "utopian" is frequently used as a pejorative term used to discredit whatever it describes, Professor Bauman describes the positive contributions of the utopian tradition to theories of society and especially stresses the important contribution of socialism to the history of utopian thought.

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9780415573085, titled "Socialism the Active Utopia" | Reprint edition (Routledge, January 18, 2011), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Rather than contributing to the long-standing discussion about the characteristics of the society that socialism proposes to establish, this Routledge Revival, initially published in 1976, aims to explore the impact of the 'living utopia' of socialism on the development of modern society.

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Product Description: La caracterizacion de la modernidad como un «tiempo liquido» es uno de los mayores aciertos de la sociologia contemporanea. La expresion, acunada por Zygmunt Bauman, da cuenta con precision del transito de una modernidad «solida» estable, repetitiva a una «liquida» flexible, voluble en la que las estructuras sociales ya no perduran el tiempo necesario para solidificarse y no sirven de marcos de referencia para los actos humanos...read more

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9788483830291 | Italian edition edition (Tusquets Editor, November 15, 2010), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: La caracterizacion de la modernidad como un «tiempo liquido» es uno de los mayores aciertos de la sociologia contemporanea.

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Product Description: Originally in 1978, this important work, by one of the leading European social theorists, is arguably the best introduction to the hermeneutic tradition as a whole. It is designed to help students of sociology and philosophy place the problems of "understanding social science" in their historical and philosophical context...read more

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9780415581097 | Routledge, April 9, 2010, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Originally published in 1978, this important work, by one of the leading European social theorists, is arguably the best introduction to the hermeneutic tradition as a whole.
9780751200454 | Reprint edition (Gregg Revivals, September 1, 1992), cover price $99.95 | About this edition: This important work, by one of the leading European social theorists, is arguably the best introduction to the hermeneutic tradition as a whole.

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9780415582728 | Routledge, August 13, 2010, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Originally in 1978, this important work, by one of the leading European social theorists, is arguably the best introduction to the hermeneutic tradition as a whole.

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Product Description: The global financial crisis has shattered the illusion that all was well with capitalism and forced us to confront the great challenges we face today with a new sense of urgency. Few are better placed to do this than Zygmunt Bauman, a social thinker whose writings on liquid modernity have pioneered a new way of seeing the world in which we live at the dawn of the 21st Century...read more

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9780745647388 | 1 edition (Polity Pr, January 7, 2010), cover price $64.95 | About this edition: The global financial crisis has shattered the illusion that all was well with capitalism and forced us to confront the great challenges we face today with a new sense of urgency.

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9780745647395 | Polity Pr, January 7, 2010, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The global financial crisis has shattered the illusion that all was well with capitalism and forced us to confront the great challenges we face today with a new sense of urgency.

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Product Description: Zygmunt Bauman is one of the most admired social thinkers of our time. Once a Marxist sociologist, he has surrendered the narrowness of both Marxism and sociology, and dares to write in language that ordinary people can understand―about problems they feel ill equipped to solve...read more

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9780674027800 | Harvard Univ Pr, May 31, 2008, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: Zygmunt Bauman is one of the most admired social thinkers of our time.

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9780674033511 | Harvard Univ Pr, May 15, 2009, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Zygmunt Bauman is one of the most admired social thinkers of our time.

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