The Politics of Uncertainty
Attachment in Private and Public Life
By (author) Peter Marris
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Politics of Uncertainty by Peter Marris
Book DescriptionIn The Politics of Uncertainty Peter Marris examines one of the most crucial and least studied aspects of social relationships: how we manage uncertainty, from the child's struggle for secure attachment to the competitive strategies of multinational corporations. Using a powerful synthesis of social and psychological theory, he shows how strategies of competition interact with the individual's sense of personal agency to place the heaviest burden of uncertainty on those with the fewest social and economic resources. He argues that these strategies maximize uncertainty for everyone by undermining the reciprocity essential to successful economic and social relationships. At a time when global economic reorganisation is undermining security of employment, The Politics of Uncertainty makes a convincing case for strategies of co-operation at both personal and political levels to ensure our economic and social survival in the twenty-first century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415131728
(216mm x 138mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Jun-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Marris
Loss and Change, Paperback (February 2016)
Reissue of revised edition first published in 1986 by Routledge & Kegan Paul.
Family and Social Change in an African City, Paperback (December 2014)View all books by Peter Marris
First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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