Individualization : institutionalized individualism and its social and political consequences
The authors perceive that we humans are in the midst of a fundamental change in the nature of society and politics. This change hinges on the two processes of globalisation and individualisation
eBook, English, 2002
SAGE, London, 2002
1 online resource (xxv, 221 pages)
9781412931410, 9780761961116, 9780761961123, 9781446218693, 141293141X, 0761961119, 0761961127, 1446218694
Foreword / Scott Lash
Individualization in a Non-Linear Mode
Foreword / Zygmunt Bauman
Losing the Traditional
Individualization and 'Precarious Freedoms'
A Life of One's Own in a Runaway World
Individualization, Globalization and Politics
Beyond Status and Class?
The Ambivalent Social Structure
Poverty and Wealth in a 'Self-Driven Culture'
From 'Living for Others' to 'A Life of One's Own'
Individualization and Women
On the Way to the Post-Familial Family
From a Community of Need to Elective Affinities
Division of Labour, Self-Imaging and Life Projects
New Conflicts in the Family
Declining Birthrates and the Wish to Have Children
Apparatuses Do Not Care for People
Health and Responsibility in the Age of Genetic Technology
Death of One's Own, Life of One's Own
Hopes from Transience
Interview with Ulrich Beck
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