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Author Ashmore, Richard D.

Title Self and Identity : Fundamental Issues
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents Contributors; 1 INTRODUCTION: Toward a Second Century of the Scientific Analysis of Self and Identity; PART I: Classic Contrasts: Multiplicity of Self Versus Unity of Identity; PART II: Classic Contrasts: Personal Self Versus Social Identity; PART III: Critical Contexts; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary Self and identity have been important yet volatile notions in psychology since its formative years as a scientific discipline. Recently, psychologists and other social scientists have begun to develop and refine the conceptual and empirical tools for studying the complex nature of self. This volume presents a critical analysis of fundamental issues in the scientific study of self and identity. These chapters go much farther than merely taking stock of recent scientific progress. World-class social scientists from psychology, sociology and anthropology present new and contrasting perspectives o
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Form Electronic book
Author Jussim, Lee
ISBN 0198025874 (electronic bk.)
9780198025870 (electronic bk.)