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Community Seeking Safety in an Insecure World

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ISBN-10: 0745626351

ISBN-13: 9780745626352

Edition: 2001

Authors: Zygmunt Bauman

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'Community' is one of those words that feels good: it is good 'to have a community', 'to be in a community'. And 'community' feels good because of the meanings which the word conveys, all of them promising pleasures, and more often than not the kind of pleasures which we would like to experience but seem to miss.'Community' conveys the image of a warm and comfortable place, like a fireplace at which we warm our hands on a frosty day. Out there, in the street, all sorts of dangers lie in ambush; in here, in the community, we can relax and feel safe. 'Community' stands for the kind of world which we long to inhabit but which is not, regrettably, available to us. Today 'community' is another…    
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Book details

List price: $23.75
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 2/8/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 5.35" wide x 7.45" long x 0.44" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

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