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Title Care or control of the self? : Norbert Elias, Michel Foucault, and the subject in the 21st century / edited by Andrea D. Bührmann and Stefanie Ernst
Published Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2010


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Description vi, 262 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Contents note continued: Bodies and Subjects: Aspects of a Politicisation of Life / Gabriele Klein -- Do-Gooders, Club-Member or Organ Broker? / Mona Motakef -- Desire -- Sexual Politics in Neoliberalism: Managing Precarious Sexual Selves / Volker Woltersdorff -- The Desiring Subject: The Constitution of the Subject between Regulation and Normalisation / Elisabeth Tuider
Machine generated contents note: Fundamental Questions -- ̀The Death of the Subject' and its Sociological Rebirth as Subjectivation / Andrea D. Buhrmann -- Discipline, Civilization and Temporality: The Rise of Abstract Time in the Constitution of Modern Subjectivity / Sam Binkley -- American Individualism and its Consequences for the World (including the Credit Crunch) / Stephen Mennell -- The Self, the Market and Changes in Working Life: A Process Sociological Contribution to an Enduring Debate / Stefanie Ernst -- Work -- A Society of Entrepreneurs: The Expansion and Profanation of ̀Creative Destruction' in Capitalist Economies / Hans Pongratz -- Under Construction: "Precarious Subject" and/or "Entrepreneurial Self? / Magdalena Freudenschuss -- Manager or Entrepreneur? The Competent Subject and the Challenge of Self-regulation / Inga Truschkat -- Body -- The Cybernetic Self and its Discontents: Care and Self-Care in the Information Society / Boris Traue --
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Elias, Norbert, 1897-1990.
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984.
Social change.
Social perception.
Social psychology.
Author Bührmann, Andrea Dorothea, 1961-
Ernst, Stefanie.
LC no. 2010530093
ISBN 1443821357 (hbk.)
9781443821353 (hbk.)