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The concept of individual responsibility has taken on a signicance comparable to that of choice in the global rise of neo-liberalism of the late 20th and early 21st centuries The rise of neo-liberalism is most often analysed through the lenses of theory governmentality and societal structures There has been a tendency for an- ysis to become overly abstract with the subjective experiences of the social actors missing dimensions in the literature This book draws on more than 20 years of international research that has focused on the subjective experiences of people as actors in changing social landscapes These landscapes are differently positioned politically economically and socially in relation to the rise of neo-liberalism Comparisons enable the differences in peoples experiences to be located explored and explained in relation to different soc- economic landscapes thus throwing into relief the effects of neo-liberal policies where they are found My approach is to create an extended dialogue between ideas and evidence starting close to home and then extending to specic international comparisons and to wider explorations of the central themes of the book human agency and social responsibility Finally I return to social landscapes of Britain to review the position and potential for social change in societies that exemplify what Sennett has termed Anglo-American regimes in contrast to Rhine regimes as exemplied by GermanyLearning Work and Social Responsibility EbookChallenges for Lifelong Learning in a Global Age By Karen Evans Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9781402097584 1402097581 eText ISBN 9781402097591 140209759X Copyright year 2009 Format PDF Available from 14900 USD SKU 9781402097591

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The concept of individual responsibility has taken on a signicance comparable to that of choice in the global rise of neo-liberalism of the late 20th and early 21st centuries The rise of neo-liberalism is most often analysed through the lenses of theory governmentality and societal structures There has been a tendency for an- ysis to become overly abstract with the subjective experiences of the social actors missing dimensions in the literature This book draws on more than 20 years of international research that has focused on the subjective experiences of people as actors in changing social landscapes These landscapes are differently positioned politically economically and socially in relation to the rise of neo-liberalism Comparisons enable the differences in peoples experiences to be located explored and explained in relation to different soc- economic landscapes thus throwing into relief the effects of neo-liberal policies where they are found My approach is to create an extended dialogue between ideas and evidence starting close to home and then extending to specic international comparisons and to wider explorations of the central themes of the book human agency and social responsibility Finally I return to social landscapes of Britain to review the position and potential for social change in societies that exemplify what Sennett has termed Anglo-American regimes in contrast to Rhine regimes as exemplied by GermanyLearning Work and Social Responsibility EbookChallenges for Lifelong Learning in a Global Age By Karen Evans Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9781402097584 1402097581 eText ISBN 9781402097591 140209759X Copyright year 2009 Format PDF Available from 14900 USD SKU 9781402097591