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Living Alone

Globalization, Identity and Belonging

  • Lynn Jamieson
  • Roona Simpson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Lynn Jamieson, Roona Simpson
      Pages 1-22
  3. Living Alone, Life Course and Life Transitions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-31
    2. Lynn Jamieson, Roona Simpson
      Pages 33-56
    3. Lynn Jamieson, Roona Simpson
      Pages 57-87
  4. Home, Consumption and Identity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-94
    2. Lynn Jamieson, Roona Simpson
      Pages 95-121
    3. Lynn Jamieson, Roona Simpson
      Pages 122-143
  5. Networks, Community and Place

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-156
    2. Lynn Jamieson, Roona Simpson
      Pages 157-184
    3. Lynn Jamieson, Roona Simpson
      Pages 185-210
    4. Lynn Jamieson, Roona Simpson
      Pages 211-226
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 227-305

About this book

Introduction

Exploring the growing global trend of solo living, this highly original study addresses core debates about contemporary social change in the context of globalization, including individualization and connection, the future of family formation, consumption and identities, belonging and 'community', living arrangements and sustainability.

Keywords

biography community globalization identity migration mobility Partner social change sustainability

Authors and affiliations

  • Lynn Jamieson
    • 1
  • Roona Simpson
    • 2
  1. 1.University of EdinburghUK
  2. 2.University of GlasgowUK

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