Choosing a Self: Young Women and the Individualization of by Shelley Budgeon

By Shelley Budgeon

In latest social context, characterised via fluidity, uncertainty, and individualism, the alternatives we make became the most think about the formation of our person identities. This quantity specializes in the creation of self-identity by way of younger women, who face a better diversity of selections of their lives than ever prior to, and combines empirical interview facts with state of the art theoretical views. the writer has interviewed a pattern of ladies elderly sixteen to 21 to be able to discover what having the ability to make offerings ability to them and the way they view themselves and their lives in the cultural context of lady energy. Their statements and studies are analyzed and used to interrogate the ontological assumptions of post-structuralism, feminist concept, and reflexive modernization.

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