Work, Consumerism and the New Poor (Issues in Society)

Work, Consumerism and the New Poor (Issues in Society)

Zygmunt Bauman


From one in every of modern most outstanding thinkers--a piercing exam of poverty within the sleek age

If "being negative" as soon as derived its that means from the situation of being unemployed, at the present time it attracts its which means basically from the plight of a wrong buyer. This contrast really makes a distinction within the means poverty is skilled and within the possibilities to redeem its misery.

This soaking up booklet strains this alteration, and makes a list of its social results. It additionally considers methods of combating again advancing poverty and mitigating its hardships, and tackles the issues of poverty in its current form.

The re-creation features:

  • Up-to-date insurance of the development made by way of key thinkers within the box
  • A dialogue of modern paintings on redundancy, disposability, and exclusion
  • Explorations of latest theories of practicable recommendations to poverty

Students of sociology, politics, and social coverage will locate this to be a useful textual content at the altering value and implications of an everlasting social problem.

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