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Class, individualisation and tracing processes of inequality in a changing world: A reply to Steven Roberts

Woodman, Dan


This article replies to Steven Roberts' recent critique of my article on the concept of choice biography and how youth studies have engaged with the work of Ulrich Beck. I use this rejoinder to extend my argument about why Beck's ideas matter for youth studies. I suggest that both those who find the concept of choice biography useful and those who critique Beck need to rethink their position. I argue that the model of individualisation built by Beck describes not a reduction of structural...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Youth Studies
DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2010.506533


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