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8. Selfhood and personalitythe psychology of identity

8. Selfhood and personality: the psychology of identity  

Florian Coulmas

in Identity: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2019
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Feb 2019
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9780191867033
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198828549.003.0008
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9780198828549
‘Selfhood and personality: the psychology of identity’ considers how psychology deals with the question ‘Who am I?’. Rather than a fixed state, personal identity is an ongoing project. The ... More
The Body: A Very Short Introduction

The Body: A Very Short Introduction  

Chris Shilling

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Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
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9780191802164
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10.1093/actrade/9780198739036.001.0001
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9780198739036
The human body is thought of conventionally as a biological entity, with its longevity, morbidity, size, and even appearance determined by genetic factors immune to the influence of society ... More
1. Natural bodies or social bodies?

1. Natural bodies or social bodies?  

Chris Shilling

in The Body: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
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9780191802164
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198739036.003.0002
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9780198739036
Social factors are important for the constitution and development of our embodied being. Yet some still consider the human body to be an exclusively biological entity. ‘Natural bodies or ... More
6. Bodies matter: dilemmas and controversies

6. Bodies matter: dilemmas and controversies  

Chris Shilling

in The Body: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
eISBN: 
9780191802164
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198739036.003.0007
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chapter
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9780198739036
‘Bodies matter: dilemmas and controversies’ considers three key questions—are mediated bodies immoral? How do people manage bodily change? Have our bodies become sacred? They each show how ... More
6. ‘Your station in life’social identities in our time

6. ‘Your station in life’: social identities in our time  

Florian Coulmas

in Identity: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2019
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Feb 2019
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9780191867033
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198828549.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198828549
Social identity is to do with membership in groups that are horizontally and vertically structured, internally and in relation to each other. Taken together these groupings constitute a ... More
3. A Brief Encounter: Society

3. A Brief Encounter: Society  

John Monaghan and Peter Just

in Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776335
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853462.003.0004
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9780192853462
‘A Brief Encounter’ considers ‘society’. The organized nature of social life became the principal focus of British social anthropologists between the 1920s and 1950s. Employing the concept ... More
5. Madness denied

5. Madness denied  

Andrew Scull

in Madness: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191778230
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10.1093/actrade/9780199608034.003.0005
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9780199608034
‘Madness denied’ shows how the violence and mass slaughter of the 20th century influenced cultural perceptions of madness. The almost unique cultural authority of psychoanalysis in America ... More
6. Madness cast out

6. Madness cast out  

Andrew Scull

in Madness: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778230
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199608034.003.0006
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chapter
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9780199608034
‘Madness cast out’ examines the dramatic changes in the psychiatric landscape that marked the late 20th century. These include the eclipse of psychoanalysis, a shift back to biological ... More
Madness: A Very Short Introduction

Madness: A Very Short Introduction  

Andrew Scull

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778230
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199608034.001.0001
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book
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9780199608034
Madness: A Very Short Introduction examines the social, cultural, medical, and artistic responses to mental disturbance across more than two millennia, Madness is something ... More

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