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Elena ‘s review Sep 15, Nice and thought provoking, but the two central chapters seemed too repetitive to me. But as modernization has reached the furthest lands ofthe planet, ‘redundant population’ is produced everywhere and alllocalities have to bear the consequences of modernity’s globaltriumph. There is no exclusion in the infinite — the infinite includes all. There is no optimum arrangement, just different arrangements and change is the only good.

Slag and environmental destruction seem inevitable scaeto of mining. And it baujan challenging in ways that will have me thinking about the implication of some of what he has to say for many weeks and months to come. Whatever interest your speculations may have would be of interest to you alone, I suspect. This is a remarkably concise and clearly written book.

There is a fascinating part of this book where he discusses Enron. That we accept that Afghanistan is both over-run with people worse than Hitler and a safe place to return refugees to, shows the depth of our rationalisations and self-interested selective memory. The insight that the author had into his contemporary world is awe-inspiring.

Modernity is characterized by its constant obsession to reject the current dl and build a new order. In the process of extracting that value it is inevitable that there will be waste. Also some aspects of scarti lives, such as agency and a grey line between inclusion and exclusion could have been added on to make the theory more hollistic. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Particularly if one takes scaarto account that Bauman was 79 sic!


Joseph rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Bauman’s “Wasted Lives” is interesting and quite readable, but if you’re looking for anything other than straight-up theory, this ain’t it.

I hope to baunan able to write like that one day. Very nice introduction, I liked the references to Calvino, and very nice ending, comparing museums to graveyards and giving an insight on the consumism on our personal relationships.

Elena (Vicenza, 20, Italy)’s review of Vite di scarto

Dec 08, Rhys rated it liked it. One question a reader is left to ponder is whether or not people better prefer to throw out yesterda Bauman writes his argument as if he were teaching a graduate seminar course.

Rather than an uncaring universe, we are left with the book vits Job — once again we are left with the inscrutable will of God and us merely His playthings.

Refresh and try again. As other reviews have stated, global problems often are unmoved by individualized solutions. But even this God becomes what it sought to replace. It is clear in ways few sociologists are clear.

Wasted Lives: Modernity and Its Outcasts

I only scartl it could have been written done a bit more clearly. Jan 17, L rated it really liked it Recommends it for: With characteristic brilliance, this new book by Zygmunt Baumanunravels the impact of this transformation on our contemporaryculture and politics and shows that the problem of coping with’human waste’ provides a key for understanding some otherwisebaffling features of our shared life, from the strategies of globaldomination to the most intimate aspects of human relationships.

Designs always involve waste, and thus any ‘designed society’ will involve wasted lives. Change is now its own justification. That is, the company wcarto expect hard work from its employees out of fearbut loyalty and commitment would probably match that shown to the employees by the company.


Scartl and thought provoking, but the two central chapters seemed too repetitive to me. Bauman’s analysis of waste looks at the wasted lives of humans who can not be “recycled” or disposed of because the “world is full. Still, the book says important things about Modernity and how we treat the groups of people we’d prefer to ignore.

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Vite di scarto. The best part, for me, was his presentation of the transition from a social welfare state to a fear-state, in which the justificaiton of the state is to create, and then manage, fear. To get at the bit you need you must separate it from the waste and rubbish. Vite di scarto by Zygmunt Bauman. Feb 29, Lisa rated it liked it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. You may think he was being cynical or perhaps even ironic — but he was perfectly serious.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There was a time when artists sought perfection too.

I would recommend it after all. Jan 31, Shawn Cassiman rated it it was amazing. You plant a seed and you harvest many seeds. No trivia or quizzes yet. Once our society could be considered comparable to a farm. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options.

Theglobal spread of the modernity has given rise to growing quantitiesof human beings who are deprived of adequate means of vire, butthe planet is fast running out of places to put them.