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Modernity and self-identity

Anthony Giddens

Modernity and self-identity

self and society in the late modern age

by Anthony Giddens

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Published by Polity Press in association with Basil Blackwell in Cambridge, U.K .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Identity (Psychology),
  • Self,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century -- Psychological aspects,
  • Social structure

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony Giddens.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15976544M
    ISBN 100745608892, 0745609325
    ISBN 109780745608891, 9780745609324
    OCLC/WorldCa24593632

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    Building on the ideas set out in the author's The Consequences of Modernity, this book focuses on the self and the emergence of new mechanisms of self-identity that are shaped by—yet also shape—the institutions of modernity. The author argues that the self is not a passive entity, determined by external : Stanford University Press. Buy a cheap copy of Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and book by Anthony Giddens. Modernity differs from all preceding forms of social order because of its dynamism, its deep undercutting of traditional habits and customs, and its global impact. Free shipping over $Cited by:

      If fashion is an expression of individuality, why do we all dress alike? Can modernity be described as the experience of 'feeling modern' and, if so, what part does fashion play? Answering these intriguing questions and many more, this pioneering book shows how the concepts of fashion and modernity are intimately linked. It argues that capitalism and identity . Yet it also helps promote tendencies which place that orientation radically in question - and which provide the substance of a new political agenda for late modernity. In this book Giddens concerns himself with themes he has often been accused of unduly neglecting, including especially the psychology of self and self-identity.


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