The Fate of Social Character in an Age of Uncertainty

Shilling, C and Mellor, PA (2020) The Fate of Social Character in an Age of Uncertainty. Sociology. ISSN 0038-0385



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Keywords: character, opportunity-directedness, Riesman, social change, uncertainty
  • Published (online): 4 December 2020
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures (Leeds) > School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science (Leeds) > Theology and Religious Studies (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2021 12:59
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2021 12:59
Status: Published online
Publisher: SAGE Publications
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