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Making our way through the world : human reflexivity and social mobility

Making our way through the world : human reflexivity and social mobility

Author: Margaret Scotford Archer
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
How do we reflect upon ourselves and our concerns in relation to society, and vice versa? Human reflexivity works through 'internal conversations' using language, but also emotions, sensations and images.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Scotford Archer
OCLC Number: 656805789
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: Introduction : reflexivity as the unacknowledged condition of social life --
PART I. Reflexivity's biographies --
Reflexivity in action --
Reflexivity and working at social positioning --
PART II. Introduction to Part II : how 'contexts' and 'concerns' shape internal conversations --
Communicative reflexives : working at staying put --
Autonomous reflexives : upward and outward bound --
Meta-reflexives : moving on --
PART III. Internal conversations and their outworks --
Conclusion : reflexivity's future.
Responsibility: Margaret S. Archer.


In this book, Margaret Archer examines the reflexive 'internal conversations' most people have with themselves, and their influence on how people make their way through the world. She argues that  Read more...


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