Ricerca Avanzata >>  
bauman zygmunt - strangers at our door

Strangers at Our Door

Disponibilità: Normalmente disponibile in 10 giorni

€ 13,85
€ 11,77

condividi su

Genere: Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Editore: Polity Press
Pubblicazione: 04/2016

Note Editore
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. Today we find ourselves confronted with an extreme form of this historical dynamic, as our TV screens and newspapers are filled with accounts of a 'migration crisis', ostensibly overwhelming Europe and portending the collapse of our way of life. This anxious debate has given rise to a veritable 'moral panic' – a feeling of fear spreading among a large number of people that some evil threatens the well–being of society.

In this short book Zygmunt Bauman analyses the origins, contours and impact of this moral panic – he dissects, in short, the present–day migration panic. He shows how politicians have exploited fears and anxieties that have become widespread, especially among those who have already lost so much – the disinherited and the poor. But he argues that the policy of mutual separation, of building walls rather than bridges, is misguided. It may bring some short–term reassurance but it is doomed to fail in the long run. We are faced with a crisis of humanity, and the only exit from this crisis is to recognize our growing interdependence as a species and to find new ways to live together in solidarity and cooperation, amidst strangers who may hold opinions and preferences different from our own.
  • Contents
  • 1. Migration Panic and its (Mis)uses
  • 2. Floating Insecurity in Search of an Anchor
  • 3. On Strongmen's (and Strongwomen's) Trail
  • 4. Together and Crowded
  • 5. Troublesome, Annoying, Unwanted: Inadmissible...
  • 6. Anthropological vs. Time–bound Roots of Hatred
Zygmunt Bauman (1925–2017) was Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Leeds.
Consigliati dai Librai
€ 63,92 € 54,33 15%
€ 19,15 € 16,28 15%
€ 5,00 € 4,25 15%

Altre Informazioni
ISBN: 9781509512171
Dimensioni: 191 x 11.25 x 126 mm Ø 154 gr
Formato: Brossura
Pagine Arabe: 120


Registrati per acquistare e ricevere news
Effettua il Log-In

Metodi di pagamento
Visa Verified by Visa Mastercard Mastercard Secure code PayPal Visa Electon Postepay American Express
Spedizioni con:
Gls Sda
La libreria italiana online Booxshop.it
HOEPLI S.p.A. - Sede Legale Via U. Hoepli 5, 20121 Milano - Italy - Copyright © 2001-2016
Tel. +39 02864871 - fax +39 028052886 - info@hoepli.it - P.IVA 00722360153
Iscrizione registro imprese: 00722360153 del registro delle imprese di Milano.
Capitale sociale in euro: deliberato 4.000.000,00; sottoscritto: 4.000.000,00; versato: 4.000.000,00.
La libreria italiana online Verisign

Utilizziamo i cookie di profilazione, anche di terze parti, per migliorare la navigazione, per fornire servizi e proporti pubblicità in linea con le tue preferenze. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie clicca qui. Chiudendo questo banner o proseguendo nella navigazione acconsenti all’uso dei cookie.