Choosing a Self: Young Women and the Individualization of by Shelley Budgeon

By Shelley Budgeon

In cutting-edge social context, characterised by way of fluidity, uncertainty, and individualism, the alternatives we make became the most think about the formation of our person identities. This quantity makes a speciality of the construction of self-identity via younger ladies, who face a better variety of decisions of their lives than ever earlier than, and combines empirical interview information with state-of-the-art theoretical views. the writer has interviewed a pattern of girls elderly sixteen to 21 with a purpose to discover what having the ability to make offerings potential to them and the way they view themselves and their lives in the cultural context of woman energy. Their statements and reports are analyzed and used to interrogate the ontological assumptions of post-structuralism, feminist thought, and reflexive modernization.

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