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Identity in the 21st century : new trends in changing times / edited by Margaret Wetherell.

Publication:
Basingstoke, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 261 p. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Identity studies in the social sciences
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Other Title:
Identity in the twenty-first century
Subjects:
Group identity -- History -- 21st century.
Summary:
"Bringing together leading scholars to investigate trends in contemporary social life, this book examines the current patterning of identities based on class and community, gender and generation, race, faith and ethnicity, and derived from popular culture, exploring debates about social change, individualization and the re-making of social class"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction : negotiating liveable lives: identity in contemporary Britain / Margaret Wetherell
Individualization and the decline of class identity / Anthony Heath, John Curtice and Gabriella Elgenius
'I don't want to be classed, but we are all classed' : making liveable lives across generations / Ben Rogaly and Becky Taylor
Steel, identity, community : regenerating identities in a South Wales town / Valerie Walkerdine
White middle-class identity work through 'against the grain' school choices / David James ... [et al.]
Ethnicities without guarantees : an empirical approach / Roxy Harris and Ben Rampton
'Con-viviality' and beyond : identity dynamics in a young men's prison / Rod Earle and Coretta Phillips
Imagining the 'other'/figuring encounter : white English middle-class and working-class identifications / Simon Clarke, Steve Garner and Rosie Gilmour
The subjectivities of young Somalis : the impact of processes of disidentification and disavowal / Gill Valentine and Deborah Sporton
Living London : women's negotiating identities in a postcolonial city / Rosie Cox ... [et al.]
The making of modern motherhoods : storying in an emergent identity / Rachel Thomson ... [et al.]
The allure of belonging : young people's drinking practices and collective identification / Christine Griffin ... [et al.]
The transformation of intimacy : classed identities in the moral economy of reality television / Beverley Skeggs and Helen Wood.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Wetherell, Margaret, 1954-
ISBN:
9780230580879
0230580874
OCLC:
460934617