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Social identity

Author: Richard Jenkins
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2014
Series: Key ideas
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4. edView all editions and formats
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Social Identity explains how identification, seen as a social process, works: individually, interactionally and institutionally. Building on the international success of previous editions, this fourth edition offers a concise, comprehensive and readable critical introduction to social science theories of identity for advanced undergraduates and postgraduates. All the chapters have been updated, and extra new  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Jenkins
ISBN: 9780415706919 0415706912 9780415706926 0415706920
OCLC Number: 900723014
Notes: 1. Identity Matters 2. Similarity and Difference 3. A Sign of the Times? 4. Understanding Identification 5. Selfhood and Mind 6. Embodied Selves 7. Entering the Human World 8. Self-Image and Public Image 9. Groups and Categories 10. Beyond Boundaries 11. Symbolising Belonging 12. Uncertainty and Predictability 13. Institutionalising Identification 14. Organising Identification 15. Categorisation and Consequences 16. Identity and Modernity Revisited
Description: xii, 251 s
Contents: 1. Identity Matters 2. Similarity and Difference 3. A Sign of the Times? 4. Understanding Identification 5. Selfhood and Mind 6. Embodied Selves 7. Entering the Human World 8. Self-Image and Public Image 9. Groups and Categories 10. Beyond Boundaries 11. Symbolising Belonging 12. Uncertainty and Predictability 13. Institutionalising Identification 14. Organising Identification 15. Categorisation and Consequences 16. Identity and Modernity Revisited
Series Title: Key ideas
Responsibility: Richard Jenkins

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