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Social Identities Across the Life Course
     

Social Identities Across the Life Course

by Jenny Hockey, Allison James
 

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This text brings together sociological, anthropological, and social policy perspectives on the life course with a view to developing the conceptual rigor of the term as well as to exploring the rich range of debates and issues it encompasses. Linking traditional sociological and anthropological concerns with more recent postmodern debates centered on the self,

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This text brings together sociological, anthropological, and social policy perspectives on the life course with a view to developing the conceptual rigor of the term as well as to exploring the rich range of debates and issues it encompasses. Linking traditional sociological and anthropological concerns with more recent postmodern debates centered on the self, identity, and time, the book integrates theoretical debates about childhood, youth, middle age, and later life with empirical material in an illuminating and innovative way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333912843
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/18/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Jenny Hockey is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy, and Allison James is Reader in Applied Anthropology, both at the University of Hull.

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