Reading lives - how the personal might be social

Evans, Mary (1993) Reading lives - how the personal might be social. Sociology-the Journal of the British Sociological Association, 27 (1). pp. 5-13. ISSN 0038-0385. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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This article addresses the issue of how sociologists can re-integrate the study, and the status, of the individual into social theory. The author suggests that biography and autobiography provide important resources, through which it is possible to see how specific people internalise particular social expectations and aspirations. The essay includes a brief discussion of aspects of the lives of Simone de Beauvoir and Virginia Woolf.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: autobiography/biography , social values , individual
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: M. Nasiriavanaki
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2009 07:56
Last Modified: 19 May 2014 09:28
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