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Zygmunt Bauman. Individual and society in the liquid modernity

Overview of attention for article published in SpringerPlus, April 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (94th percentile)

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28 tweeters
2 Facebook pages
2 Wikipedia pages
1 Google+ user


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142 Mendeley
Zygmunt Bauman. Individual and society in the liquid modernity
Published in
SpringerPlus, April 2013
DOI 10.1186/2193-1801-2-191
Pubmed ID

Emma Palese


Starting from the postmodern, the philosophical and sociological speculation by Zygmunt Bauman, opens - through the analysis of the phenomenon of globalization - to the meta-level of life, and then circumscribes the most recent thinking on political life, until reaching the liquid modernity: overcoming postmodernity itself. As a result individual, society, ethics, power, religion become those words impregnated with a liquidity capable of condensing in itself the most significant aspects of the present reality: a dimension in which the lasting gives way to the transient, the need to the desire, and the necessity to the utility.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 141 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 38 27%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 14%
Student > Bachelor 16 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 6%
Researcher 6 4%
Other 20 14%
Unknown 34 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 55 39%
Arts and Humanities 19 13%
Business, Management and Accounting 7 5%
Psychology 7 5%
Design 6 4%
Other 16 11%
Unknown 32 23%

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