Identity

Identity : Cultural Change and the Struggle for Self

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After delineating his theory of identity, Professor Baumeister draws on a wealth of historical, cultural, philosophical, literary, and psychological evidence - from the birth of the 'hidden self' shortly after medieval times, to the present preoccupation with selfhood - to describe the stages by which contemporary men and women encounter and resolve crises in identity. The result is a fascinating and scholarly history of identity in western culture, framed by a major new psychological theory. Psychologists and psychology students.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 292 pages
  • 147.32 x 215.9 x 25.4mm | 544.31g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195037154
  • 9780195037159