Self and Identity

Self and Identity : Fundamental Issues

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This volume presents a detailed analysis of some of the most fundamental issues facing scholars studying self and identity. Chapters written by a set of social scientists, from the fields of psychology, sociology and anthropology, represent the diverse issues, perspectives and controversies inherent in the recent wave of interest in the self, and suggest productive avenues of analysis and empirical more

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  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 150 x 230 x 22mm | 373g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3 line drawings
  • 0195098269
  • 9780195098266

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Introduction. 1.: Richard D. Ashmore and Lee Jussim: Toward a Second Century of the Scientific Analysis of Self and Identity. Part I. Classic Contrasts. Multiplicity of Self Versus Unity of Indentity. 2.: Seymour Rosenberg: Multiplicity of Selves. 3.: Dan P. McAdams: The Case for Unity in the (Post) Modern Self: A Modest Proposal. Personal Self Versus Social Identity. 4.: Susan Harter: The Personal Self in Social Context: Barriers to Authenticity. 5.: Peggy A. Thoits and Lauren K. Virshup: Me's and We's: Forms and Functions of Social Identities. Part II. Critical Contexts. 6.: Kurt Danziger: The Historical Formation of Selves. 7.: Dorothy Holland: Selves as Cultured: As Told by an Anthropologist Who Lacks a Soul. 8.: Roy F. Baumeister: The Self and Society: Changes, Problems, and Opportunities. Conclusion. 9.: Lee Jussim and Richard D. Ashmore: Fundamental Issues in the Study of Self and Identity: Contrats, Contexts, and Conflicts. Indexshow more

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