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    The New Individualism and Contemporary Japan: Theoretical Avenues and the Japanese New Individualist Path.Anthony Elliott, Masataka Katagiri & Atsushi Sawai - 2012 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 42 (4):425-443.
    Recent social theory has identified various institutional forces operating at a global level promoting novel trends towards “individualization”, “reflexive self-identity” and “new individualism” (Beck and Beck-Gernsheim, 2001; Giddens, 1991, 1992; Elliott and Lemert, 2009, 2009a). This article develops an exploratory overview of the theory of new individualism with reference to Japanese sociologies of self specifically and contemporary Japanese society more generally. Detailing the large-scale societal shift in Japan from traditional forms of identity-construction (based on a citizenship model of social order) (...)
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  2. Contemporary Social Theory: An Introduction.Anthony Elliott - 2009 - Routledge.
    This book is arguably the definitive undergraduate textbook on contemporary social theory.
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  3. Julia Kristeva and the Haunting of the Soul.Anthony Elliott - 2003 - History of the Human Sciences 16 (3):123-134.
  4. Routledge Companion to Contemporary Japanese Social Theory: From Individualization to Globalization in Japan Today.Anthony Elliott, Masataka Katagiri & Atsushi Sawai (eds.) - 2013 - Routledge.
  5. Social Theory and Psychoanalysis in Transition: Self and Society From Freud to Kristeva.Anthony Elliott - 1999 - Free Association Books.
  6. Subject to Ourselves: Social Theory, Psychoanalysis, and Postmodernity.Anthony Elliott - 1996 - Polity Press.
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    Social Theory Since Freud: Traversing Social Imaginaries.Anthony Elliott - 2004 - Routledge.
    In this compelling book, Anthony Elliott traces the rise of psychoanalysis from the Frankfurt School to postmodernism, exploring in detail the social and political factors that have led intellectuals to draw from the insights of Freud. Examining how pathbreaking theorists such as Adorno, Marcuse, Lacan and Lyotard have deployed psychoanalysis to politicize issues like desire, sexuality, repression and identity, Elliott develops a powerful assessment of the gains and losses arising from this appropriation of psychoanalysis in social theory and cultural studies. (...)
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    Psychoanalysis and Social Theory.Anthony Elliott - 2000 - In Bryan S. Turner (ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Social Theory. Blackwell. pp. 133--159.
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    Social Acceleration Theory and the Self.Eric L. Hsu & Anthony Elliott - 2015 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 45 (4):397-418.
    In recent years, there has been a rapidly growing body of work in the social sciences that underscores the prevalence of the phenomenon of ‘social acceleration'—the speeding up of social life— in many parts of the Western world. Although research on social acceleration has tended to analyze the phenomenon on a social-structural level, there is also a need to investigate how social acceleration has ‘ramifications for the socially dominant forms of self-relation’. One way to gain a more in-depth understanding of (...)
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  10. Identity, Identification, Imagination: Psychoanalysis and Modern European Thought After the Postmodern Turn.Anthony Elliott - 2009 - In Roger Frie & Donna M. Orange (eds.), Beyond Postmodernism: New Dimensions in Theory and Practice. Routledge.
  11. Psychoanalytic Social Theory.Anthony Elliott - 2004 - In Austin Harrington (ed.), Modern Social Theory: An Introduction. Oxford University Press.
  12. The New Individualism: The Emotional Costs of Globalization Revised Edition.Anthony Elliott & Prof Charles Lemert - 2009 - Routledge.
    This is a new and revised edition of a book which has had a major impact upon the social sciences and public political debate. Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert's THE NEW INDIVIDUALISM inspired readers with the dramatic suggestion that 'the reinvention craze' - from self-help and therapy culture to management restructurings and corporate downsizings - is central to a 'new individualism' sweeping the globe. Giving particular attention to the narratives of people seeking to define anew their lives in an age (...)
     
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