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Social Identities

Multidisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

Edited by Steve Spencer, Gary Taylor


272 pages

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Paperback: 9780415350082
pub: 2004-07-15
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Social Identities: Multidisciplinary Approaches attempts to make sense of the increasingly complex ways in which we define ourselves and others. It recognises that we are not simply individuals, or members of a certain class or a certain nationality. Rather, each of us comprises a rich blend of various identities.

The book provides not only an eclectic spectrum of the forms of identity and influences through which identities are formed, but also critical treatment of the theoretical tools used to understand these phenomena.

Table of Contents

1. Social Class 2. Gender3. Sexuality 4. Racial Stereotypes 5. Mixed Race 6.English Character and Identity 7. European Identity 8. Paganism 9. Mass Media 10. Ethnic Communications 11.Music 12. Cyber Identity

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General