Posts Tagged ‘Individual’

Rethinking Individuality: Family in A Tale of Two Cities

When my grandmother was growing up in a foster home she did not live the life that she imagined. She did not have nice clothes, nor did she have many friends because her speech impediment set her apart. She went through so much hardship that I could never understand. As a child reflecting on this, I...
November 4th, 2013 | Art & Literature | Read More

Our Turn Inward: Emotionalism

While some economic theorists take notice of class distinctions and their impact on quality of life, few choose to go deeper by asking such questions as “how does capitalism shape our feelings?” Eva Illouz does just this by bringing abstract economic theory to the realm of the personal. Illouz acknowledges...
June 28th, 2010 | Culture | Read More