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Life Choices

Understanding Dilemmas And Decisions, 1st Edition

By Tod Sloan

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This book may be viewed as an ?antiguide? to decisionmaking. It rejects mechanical formulas and urges self-reflection and a critique of ideology. Through close readings of fifteen life history interviews, Tod Sloan creates a framework for the interpretation of dilemmas and decisions. Ultimately, we see that a life choice or turning point comprises

Table of Contents

The problem of choice; life history; life structure; psychologies of decision-making; life spheres; transitions; life projects; authenticity; ideology; back to the future.

About the Author

Tod Sloan is associate professor of psychology at the University of Tulsa. As a Fulbright scholar, he has lectured in Venezuela and Nicaragua. He is also the author of Damaged Life: The Crisis of the Modern Psyche.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General