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After Success Fin-de-Siecle Anxiety and Identity

by Ray Pahl

After Success Fin-de-Siecle Anxiety and Identity Synopsis

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.

After Success Fin-de-Siecle Anxiety and Identity Press Reviews

a 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

Book Information

ISBN: 9780745613345
Publication date: 30th September 1995
Author: Ray Pahl
Publisher: Polity Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Cultural studies, Social, group or collective psychology, Sociology & anthropology,

About Ray Pahl

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.

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