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Title Biography and social exclusion in Europe : experiences and life journeys / edited by Prue Chamberlayne, Michael Rustin and Tom Wengraf with Roswitha Breckner [and others]
Published Bristol : Policy Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (x, 339 pages)
Contents BIOGRAPHY AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION IN EUROPE; Contents; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Notes on contributors; 1. Introduction: from biography to social policy; 2. Suffering the fall of the Berlin Wall: blocked journeys in Spain and Germany; 3. Guilty victims: social exclusion in contemporary France; 4. Premodernity and postmodernity in Southern Italy; 5. A tale of class differences in contemporary Britain; 6. The shortest way out of work; 7. Male journeys into uncertainty; 8. Love and emancipation; 9. Female identities in late modernity
Summary Throughout Europe, standardised approaches to social policy and practice are being radically questioned and modified. Beginning from the narrative detail of individual lives, this book re-thinks welfare predicaments, emphasising gender, generation, ethnic and class implications of economic and social deregulation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Marginality, Social -- European Union countries -- Case studies.
Social control -- European Union countries.
Social sciences -- Biographical methods.
European Union countries -- Social policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Chamberlayne, Prue.
Rustin, Michael.
Wengraf, Tom.
ISBN 1847425607 (electronic bk.)
9781847425607 (electronic bk.)