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Title Detraditionalization : critical reflections on authority and identity / edited by Paul Heelas, Scott Lash, and Paul Morris
Published Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1996

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Description ix, 347 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: Detraditionalization and its Rivals /Paul Heelas -- 2. Individualization and 'Precarious Freedoms': Perspectives and Controversies of a Subject-orientated Sociology / Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim -- 3. Morality in the Age of Contingency / Zygmunt Bauman -- 4. Complexity, Structural Contingencies and Value Conflicts / Niklas Luhmann -- 5. The Privatization of Religion and Morality / Thomas Luckmann -- 6. Tradition and Self in a Mediated World / John B. Thompson -- 7. Identity, Meaning and Globalization: Detraditionalization in Postmodern Space-time Compression / Timothy W. Luke --8. Detraditionalization and the Certainty of Uncertain Futures / Barbara Adam -- 9. Detraditionalization, Character and the Limits to Agency / Colin Campbell --10. The Foreigner / Richard Sennett -- 11. On Things not being Worse, and the Ethic of Humanity / Paul Heelas -- 12. Community Beyond Tradition / Paul Morris
13. Tradition and the Limits of Difference / Scott Lash -- 14. Databases as Discourse, or Electronic Interpellations / Mark Poster -- 15. Authority and the Genealogy of Subjectivity / Nikolas Rose
Notes Papers from a 1993 international conference organized by the Centre for the Study of Cultural Values at Lancaster University
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Acculturation -- Congresses.
Civilization, Modern -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Acculturation.
Group identity -- Congresses.
Civilization, Modern -- 20th century.
Postmodernism -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Group identity.
Postmodernism -- Social aspects.
Social values -- Congresses.
Social values.
Author Heelas, Paul.
Lash, Scott.
Morris, Paul (Paul M.)
Centre for the Study of Cultural Values at Lancaster University
LC no. 95014818
ISBN 155786554X
1557865558 (paperback)