After Success: Fin-de-Siecle Anxiety and Identity
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Beschreibungaeo An accessible sociological exploration of the problems affecting the majority of people living in modern societies, including the "successful" members of society. aeo Uses interviews with a diversity of successful people which provide highly articulate, vivid and memorable accounts of their lives.
InhaltsverzeichnisPreface. 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 Hocclevea s Complaint to the Anxious Class. 9. Seeking Balance. Appendix. Bibliography. Index.
Pressestimmena Outstanding ... the most clarifying work of sociology Ia ve ever read ... essential.a Pat Kane, New Statesman and Society a Stimulating analysis ... the great merit of Pahla s book is that his critique of post--modernist assumptions about the self and anxiety points up this misleading conflation of the soical and the psychological, and makes him aware of the misuses of a traditiona and over--socialised conceptions of the individual.a Work, Employment and Society a A characteristically bold and provocative text ... extremely interesting.a Time and Society a One of the most stimulating and relevant works I have read for a long time.a Sociology
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLACKWELL PUBL
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1995
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten