By Alejandro Néstor García Martínez

This booklet bargains a brand new point of view on sociological reports of the patron society, introducing missed normative questions with regards to the nice lifestyles and human flourishing - topics probably mentioned in fields of ethical, political, and social philosophy. With consciousness to quite a lot of topics, together with postemotional legislations and accountability, dehumanised intake and prosumerism, model, embodiment, conspicuous intake, and sustainability, this publication analyzes the structural and cultural modifications that may be pointed out in customer society. It additionally bargains a serious - yet now not pessimistic - view of the $64000 query of even if intake is resulting in an expanding isolation, individualization or commodification of people, suggesting an analytical framework for knowing customer tradition and human praxis. Bringing jointly paintings from throughout disciplines via students within the US, Europe, and the united kingdom to have interaction with questions pertaining to our globalized and globalizing global, the place consumerism is a keystone for figuring out our modern tradition and its social buildings, Being Human in a client Society will attract students and scholars of sociology, social concept, and modern philosophy.

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