Wasted Lives: Modernity and Its Outcasts

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The production of 'human waste' - or more precisely, wasted lives, the 'superfluous' populations of migrants, refugees and other outcasts - is an inevitable outcome of modernization. It is an unavoidable side-effect of economic progress and the quest for order which is characteristic of modernity. As long as large parts of the world remained wholly or partly unaffected by modernization, they were treated by modernizing societies as lands that were able to absorb the excess of population in the 'developed ...

Wasted Lives: Modernity and Its Outcasts 2003, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745631653

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Wasted Lives: Modernity and Its Outcasts 2003, Polity Press

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