Sex Roles, Vol. 51, Nos. 7/8, October 2004 ( 2004) Book Review Intimate Citizenship. Ken Plummer, Seattle Wash- Such issues threaten to overwhelm us as they lead more and more people to ask: How do we live—and ington, University of Washington Press, 2003, how should we live—our lives in an emerging late 187 pp., $27.95. postmodern world. (p. 7) The book continues with a chapter on post- Intimate Citizenship, by Ken Plummer, is a text modern intimacies, culture wars, and contested that discusses the timely topic of public dialogues intimacies. The process of individuation, Plummer about personal decisions. Intimate subjects such as notes, is based on people creating a biography of self, conception, sex, parenting, cloning, same-sex mar- based on the rapid changes in society. Thus, they cre- riages, and more are discussed within the realm of ate a personal tapestry based on self-identity, social public dialogue. With the ever-increasing and rapid relationships, responsibilities, and beliefs. Plummer advances in technology, society struggles to keep truthfully notes the risks inherent in our postmodern pace with the moral consequences of making per- sonal decisions on the basis of choices using these society, speciﬁcally man-made risks for which the technological advances. These
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