Cannibalism and Bulimia:: Patterns of Social Control in Late Modernity

@inproceedings{Young1999CannibalismAB,
  title={Cannibalism and Bulimia:: Patterns of Social Control in Late Modernity},
  author={Jock Young},
  year={1999}
}
The transition from the modern world of the postwar period into late modernity involves a movement from an inclusive to an exclusive society. This is concomitant with a change in tolerance from a society which abhors difference and attempts to reform difficulty to one which celebrates difference and attempts to exclude the difficult. Two motifs of exclusion coexist uneasily in late modernity, the actuarial and the demonizing: one calculative and cool, the other essentializing and judgemental… CONTINUE READING

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