ISBN-10:
0745613349
ISBN-13:
9780745613345
Pub. Date:
11/13/1995
Publisher:
Wiley
After Success: Fin-de-Siecle Anxiety and Identity / Edition 1

After Success: Fin-de-Siecle Anxiety and Identity / Edition 1

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Overview

This is an accessible sociological exploration of the troubles many people face in a new age of anxiety, drawing on interviews with various "successful" individuals and examining the meaning of "success" today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780745613345
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/13/1995
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Ray Pahl is a leading sociologist with an international reputation. He is the author of many books including Divisions of Labour, On Work, and After Success and has published numerous articles across a broad spectrum of sociological issues. Ray Pahl is Research Professor at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, and Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent at Canterbury.

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction: Mortality, the Individual and Society.

2. Success in Shame Cultures and Guilt Cultures.

3. Managing Without Success 1960-1990.

4. Styles of Success in Business.

5. The Neurosis of Success.

6. Success-Led or Anxiety-Driven?.

7. Working for Self Identity.

8. From Hoccleve's Complaint to the Anxious Class.

9. Seeking Balance.

Appendix.

Bibliography.

Index.

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