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Liquid Life

by: Zygmunt Bauman

Publisher: Polity (2005)

$23.75

Staff Pick by comrade: Eve

In Liquid Life, Bauman makes brilliantly original observations and extrapolations of late/post capitalist (read: consumerist) society and the way this climate affects identity and decision-making processes. The values of "liquid modern society" reinforce the lifestyles and social experience of the privileged classes, those who can afford to practice liquid values--while ignoring the experience of those at the bottom of the global economic hierarchy. Good read!