Class, Individualization and Late Modernity: In Search of the Reflexive Worker (Identity Studies in the Social Sciences) (Hardcover)

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This book puts to the test the prominent claim that social class has declined in importance in an era of affluence, choice and the waning of tradition. Arguing against this view, this study vividly uncovers the multiple ways in which class stubbornly persists.

About the Author


WILL ATKINSON is a Researcher in the Department of Sociology at the University of Bristol, UK. He has published in a variety of journals on class, social change and social theory.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230242005
ISBN-10: 0230242006
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 13th, 2010
Pages: 245
Language: English
Series: Identity Studies in the Social Sciences