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Modernity and self-identity : self and society in the late modern age

Author: Anthony Giddens
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study develops a new account of modernity and its relation to the self. Building upon the ideas set out in "The Consequences of Modernity", Giddens argues that "high" or "late" modernity is a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Giddens
ISBN: 0804719446 9780804719445 0804719438 9780804719438
OCLC Number: 24358264
Description: 256 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The contours of high modernity --
The self : ontological security and existential anxiety --
The trajectory of the self --
Fate, risk and security --
The sequestration of experience --
Tribulations of the self --
The emergence of life politics.
Responsibility: Anthony Giddens.
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'This book supplies the missing psychological link in Anthony Giddens' ever more substantial body of work on the sociology of modernity ... rich and measured ... His dialectical approach, moreover, Read more...

 
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