Self and Identity: Personal, Social, and Symbolic

Self and Identity: Personal, Social, and Symbolic


This edited quantity outlines the most recent meta-theoretical and theoretical contexts of self-research. Self and Identity examines theoretical debts of human adventure in the modern socio-cultural milieu and makes an attempt to reply to the query of what it skill to be human. It offers a transparent constitution in which to conceptualize modern empirical examine on self and id by way of own, social, and symbolic facets. In so doing, it identifies the symbolic element as an rising region of latest importance.

that includes contributions from a distinct team of students and therapists, the publication is equipped into 4 elements. The editors supply part introductions to illustrate how each one bankruptcy pertains to the book's total subject matter, in addition to how the bankruptcy authors spoke back to the editors' cost to head past the social cognitive thought of the self. half I describes the present meta-theoretical context of self-research, the editors' interpretation of the social cognitive method of the self, and an rising substitute idea, the Connectionist technique. half II highlights own views on selfhood, half III makes a speciality of social views, and half IV studies symbolic methods. The concluding bankruptcy experiences the book's significant subject matters with overlapping topics and highbrow disputes.

The booklet is meant for graduate scholars and researchers in social and character psychology attracted to self and id and self-research. it will probably even be used as a supplemental textual content in advanced-level classes on self and identification.

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