Identity in the 21st century : new trends in changing times / edited by Margaret Wetherell
- Additional Titles:
- Identity in the twenty-first century
- Basingstoke, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
- Physical Description:
- xiv, 261 pages ; 23 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Wetherell, Margaret, 1954-
- Identity studies in the social sciences
- Introduction. Negotiating Liveable Lives - Identity in Contemporary Britain / Margaret Wetherell -- Pt. I. Class and Community -- 1. Individualization and the Decline of Class Identity / Anthony Heath, John Curtice and Gabriella Elgenius -- 2. 'I Don't Want to Be Classed, But We Are All Classed': Making Liveable Lives Across Generations / Ben Rogaly and Becky Taylor -- 3. Steel, Identity, Community: Regenerating Identities in a South Wales Town / Valerie Walkerdine -- 4. White Middle-Class Identity Work Through 'Against the Grain' School Choices / David James, Diane Reay, Gill Crozier, Fiona Jamieson, Phoebe Beedell, Sumi Hollingworth and Katya Williams -- Pt. II. Ethnicities and Encounters -- 5. Ethnicities Without Guarantees: An Empirical Approach / Roxy Harris and Ben Rampton -- 6. 'Con-viviality' and Beyond: Identity Dynamics in a Young Men's Prison / Rod Earle and Coretta Phillips -- 7. Imagining the 'Other'/Figuring Encounter: White English Middle-Class and Working-Class Identifications / Simon Clarke, Steve Garner and Rosie Gilmour -- 8. The Subjectivities of Young Somalis: The Impact of Processes of Disidentification and Disavowal / Gill Valentine and Deborah Sporton -- 9. Living London: Women Negotiating Identities in a Postcolonial City / Rosie Cox, Sue Jackson, Meena Khatwa and Dina Kiwan -- Pt. III. Popular Culture and Relationality -- 10. The Making of Modern Motherhoods: Storying an Emergent Identity / Rachel Thomson, Mary Jane Kehily, Lucy Hadfield and Sue Sharpe -- 11. The Allure of Belonging: Young People's Drinking Practices and Collective Identification / Christine Griffin, Andrew Bengry-Howell, Chris Hackley, Willm Mistral and Isabella Szmigin -- 12. The Transformation of Intimacy: Classed Identities in the Moral Economy of Reality Television / Beverley Skeggs and Helen Wood -- App. A. List of the Economic and Social Research Council Funded Projects Informing the Volume.
- "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.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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