Care or Control of the Self?: Norbert Elias, Michel Foucault, and the Subject in the 21st Century

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The beginning of the 21st century is characterized by fundamental societal changes: in addition to changing demographics and the globalization of economic flows, the transformation of an industrial-Fordistic society to a non-industrial service society is significant. For more than twenty years, these large-scale trends and their inherent chances and risks have been the topic of vivid discussions in all the social sciences. Keywords are risk-society, post-industrial society, knowledge-society and information-society. The ...

Care or Control of the Self?: Norbert Elias, Michel Foucault, and the Subject in the 21st Century 2010, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443821353

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