London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2002.
xxv, 221 pages ; 24 cm.
Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Formatted Contents Note
Machine generated contents note: 1 Losing the traditional: Individualization and 'precarious freedoms' 1 2 A life of one's own in a runaway world: Individualization, globalization and politics 22 3 Beyond status and class? 30 4 The ambivalent social structure: Poverty and wealth in a 'self-driven culture' 42 5 From 'living for others' to 'a life of one's own': Individualization and women 54 6 On the way to a post-familial family: From a community of need to elective affinities 85 7 Division of labour, self-image and life projects: New conflicts in the family 101 8 Declining birthrates and the wish to have children 119 9 Apparatuses do not care for people 129 10 Health and responsibility in the age of genetic technology 139 11 Death of one's own, life of one's own: Hopes from transience 151 12 Freedom's children 156 13 Freedom's fathers 172 14 Zombie categories: Interview with Ulrich Beck 202.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.