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Contested individualization : debates about contemporary personhood

Author: Cosmo Howard
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cosmo Howard
ISBN: 9781403977700 1403977704
OCLC Number: 105443127
Description: vi, 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introducing individualization / Cosmo Howard --
Three models of individualized biography / Cosmo Howard --
Varieties of individualism / Anna Yeatman --
Individualization and the life course : towards a theoretical model and empirical evidence / Melinda Mills --
Individualization as an interpretive scheme of inequality : why class and inequality persist / Gerd Nollmann and Herman Strasser --
Individualization and ethical agency / Paul Hoggett, Marj Mayo, and Chris Miller --
Sutured selves, queer connections : personal lives at the cutting edge of individualization / Sasha Roseneil --
"Lives of their own" free from violence : individualization and child welfare interventions / Harry Ferguson --
The new social "isms" : individualization and social policy reform in Canada / Janine Brodie --
Governing individuality / Paul Henman --
Institutionalized individualism and the care of the self : single mothers and the state / Michelle Brady.
Responsibility: edited by Cosmo Howard.
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