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It is very readable. It provides a clear introduction to Bauman's ideas in a much more concise and open style than is otherwise possible ploughing through his volumous works. As such it is to be highly recomendable" Gary Pattison, University of Southampton, Network
Conversation 1: Context and Sociological Horizons.
Conversation 2: Ethics and Human Values.
Conversation 3: The Ambivalence of Modernity.
Conversation 4: Individualization and Consumer Society.
Conversation 5: Politics.
Keith Tester is Professor of Social Theory, University of Portsmouth