By Yoshihisa Kashima, Margaret Foddy, Michael Platow
This edited quantity outlines the most recent meta-theoretical and theoretical contexts of self-research. Self and Identity examines theoretical bills of human adventure in the modern socio-cultural milieu and makes an attempt to respond to the query of what it capability to be human. It presents a transparent constitution during which to conceptualize modern empirical examine on self and identification by way of own, social, and symbolic facets. In so doing, it identifies the symbolic element as an rising sector of latest importance.
that includes contributions from a unique team of students and therapists, the ebook is geared up into 4 components. The editors supply part introductions to illustrate how each one bankruptcy pertains to the book's total subject, in addition to how the bankruptcy authors replied 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 replacement thought, the Connectionist method. half II highlights own views on selfhood, half III makes a speciality of social views, and half IV experiences symbolic approaches. The concluding bankruptcy studies the book's significant issues with overlapping topics and highbrow disputes.
The ebook is meant for graduate scholars and researchers in social and character psychology attracted to self and identification and self-research. it may possibly even be used as a supplemental textual content in advanced-level classes on self and id.