Individualisation and the decline of class identity

A. Heath, J.K. Curtice, G. Elgenius

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Bringing together leading scholars to investigate trends in contemporary social life, this book examines the current patterning of identities based on class and community, gender and generation, race, faith and ethnicity, and derived from popular culture, exploring debates about social change, individualization and the re-making of social class.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIdentity in the 21st Century
EditorsM. Wetherell
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)978-0230580879
Publication statusPublished - 5 Nov 2009


  • trends
  • contemporary social life
  • class
  • community
  • gender generation
  • race
  • faith
  • ethnicity


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