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Title Image into identity : constructing and assigning identity in a culture of modernity / edited by Michael Wintle
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (281 pages) : illustrations
Series Studia imagologica ; 11
Studia imagologica ; 11
Contents Acknowledgements; List of Figures and Tables; Notes on Contributors; INTRODUCTORY; IMMIGRATION AND RACE; NATIONAL AND REGIONAL IDENTITY; GENDER; TEXT AND IDENTITY; Index
Summary The pervading theme of this book is the construction and allocation of identity, especially through images and imagery. The essays analyse how the dominant social discourses and imageries construct identity or assign subject positions in relation to the categories of race, nation, region, gender and language. The volume is designed to inform the study of those categories in cultural studies, sociology, anthropology, gender studies, literary studies, philosophy and history. Its coverage is geographically global, multidisciplinary, and theoretically eclectic, but also accessible. The authors inc
Notes Proceedings of a conference held Sept. 2000 at the University of Hull
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Group identity -- Congresses.
Identity (Psychology) -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Wintle, Michael J.
ISBN 1429481196 (electronic bk.)
9781429481199 (electronic bk.)