By Francesco Duina
In this e-book, Francesco Duina indicates how the dominant American discourse articulates easy techniques to transitions in existence. the 1st technique depicts transitions as interesting, individualistic possibilities for brand spanking new beginnings: the previous is forged apart, the long run is large open, and the self has the chance to recreate itself anew. the second one paints transitions as having to do with continuity, our connections to others, and the life-cycle, with an emphasis on attractiveness and model. even though contrasting, the 2 ways finally supplement one another. Their research unearths very much approximately American tradition and society, and should be of serious curiosity to scholars of the existence path and the sociology of culture.
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