publication . Article . 2014

Socialization and gendered biographical agency in a multicultural migration context: the life history of a young Moroccan woman in Germany

Al-Rebholz, Anil;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: DEU
Abstract
"In light of the challenges of globalization, hybridization of cultures, and transnational migration movements worldwide, some central deficits of socialization theory have been identified. As a response to these challenges, the necessity of developing 'biographical socialization research' and a 'subject-oriented socialization theory' are underlined. In this paper, the notion of 'biographical agency', embedded in the social and temporal context of biographies, is proposed to overcome shortcomings of the theories of socialization. Drawing on the concepts of biographical knowledge, biographical work and biographical reflexivity, biographical research can show how ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Sociology & anthropology, Social sciences, sociology, anthropology, Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie, Soziologie, Anthropologie, gender norms; biographical resources; multiple belongings, Migration, Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung, Soziologie von Gesamtgesellschaften, Forschungsarten der Sozialforschung, Migration, Sociology of Migration, Women's Studies, Feminist Studies, Gender Studies, Macrosociology, Analysis of Whole Societies, Research Design, internationale Wanderung, Globalisierung, Transkulturalität, multikulturelle Gesellschaft, Sozialisation, Biographie, geschlechtsspezifische Faktoren, Geschlechtsrolle, Identität, Religiosität, Migrant, zweite Generation, Frau, Muslim, Eltern-Kind-Beziehung, Bundesrepublik Deutschland, biographische Methode, Forschungsansatz, Subjektivierung, Intersektionalität, migration, international migration, globalization, cross-culturality, multicultural society, socialization, biography, gender-specific factors, gender role, identity, religiousness, migrant, second generation, woman, parent-child relationship, Federal Republic of Germany, biographical method, research approach, subjectivation, intersectionality, ddc:301, ddc:300
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