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Individualism

  • By: Helmut K. Anheier & Martin Hölz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Although individualism is at the heart of the social assumptions that are part of many understandings of contemporary globalization, it is nonetheless a contested and sometimes controversial concept in the global age. Individualism refers to all sorts of philosophical, moral, ...

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