Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Facing uncertainty

Facing uncertainty The ‘second modernity’ is producing significant changes both inthe temporal (and spatial) parameters of the social world and in the ways in whichone experiences it. The article deals with the repercussions of these changes in theconstruction of young people’s biographies in a social contextcharacterized by great uncertainty, acceleration and fragmentation. New temporalrepresentations are examined, focusing on the ways in which young people relate tothe future and try to establish control over their own life time. The discussion issupported by the results of recently concluded Italian research on the subject ofcontemporary transformations of temporality among young people. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Young SAGE

Facing uncertainty

Young , Volume 13 (2): 24 – May 1, 2005

Loading next page...
 
/lp/sage/facing-uncertainty-6uHNwNqSbB

References (66)

Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
Copyright © by SAGE Publications
ISSN
1103-3088
eISSN
1741-3222
DOI
10.1177/1103308805051317
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

The ‘second modernity’ is producing significant changes both inthe temporal (and spatial) parameters of the social world and in the ways in whichone experiences it. The article deals with the repercussions of these changes in theconstruction of young people’s biographies in a social contextcharacterized by great uncertainty, acceleration and fragmentation. New temporalrepresentations are examined, focusing on the ways in which young people relate tothe future and try to establish control over their own life time. The discussion issupported by the results of recently concluded Italian research on the subject ofcontemporary transformations of temporality among young people.

Journal

YoungSAGE

Published: May 1, 2005

There are no references for this article.