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Individualization : institutionalized individualism and its social and political consequences

Author: Ulrich Beck; Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2002.
Series: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beck, Ulrich, 1944-
Individualization.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2002
(OCoLC)675769590
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ulrich Beck; Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim
ISBN: 0761961119 9780761961116 0761961127 9780761961123
OCLC Number: 46909646
Description: xxv, 221 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Scott Lash --
Individualization in a Non-Linear Mode --
Foreword / Zygmunt Bauman --
Individually, Together --
Institutionalized Individualism --
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 --
Freedom's Children --
Freedom's Fathers --
Zombie Categories --
Interview with Ulrich Beck.
Series Title: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim.
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