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In this first chapter we will put in the foreground the apparent paradoxical traits of personal individuality. In fact, if we appeal to our experience, we realize that our personal individuality seems to be as pliable as steady.

Author: Bianca Bellini

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030814519

Category: Philosophy

Page: 192

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This book purports to devise a pattern of the self that accounts for the role that change and identity play in self-shaping. It focuses on the process through which we discover, know and shape ourselves and wonder whether there is a core of our individuality and how we should account for it. The core is described along with its range of possible variations and its constraints. This volume provides arguments on how individual essence – far from being something monolithic – is inherently dynamic. The text delves into the link between change and identity in self-shaping, arguably the fundamental issue of personal individuality. Different theories and standpoints are addressed and scrutinized. Descriptive phenomenology will enter along with Max Scheler’s stance on axiology, as well as the keystones that account for self-shaping. This book appeals to students and researchers working on the implications of phenomenology for self identification and personal individuality.
2021-09-15 By Bianca Bellini

Change. Experiences of identity and foreignness are closely intertwined at a general level, as are individual and ... for the most part, identities coexist as different layers and can sometimes bring together what seems irreconcilable.

Author: Daniel Ender

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781527525870

Category: Music

Page: 198

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European history has rarely met changes as rapid, dense and radical as those that have taken place in the regions of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire over the past hundred years. This cultural area has experienced political conflicts, the setting and dissolution of borders, and the construction of similarities, differences, and ever-new identities. Being tied to text, vocal music genres reflect such changes especially strongly. Operas and operettas, oratorios and cantatas, choir music, folksongs, and pop and rock hits have all helped to establish identities in many ways, connecting people on national, ethnical, local or social levels. The contributions to this volume represent the proceedings of the Annual Congress of the Austrian Society for Musicology (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Musikwissenschaft – ÖGMw) in 2014. They open multiple perspectives on the identity-relevant implications of every kind of vocal music from the last days of the Habsburg Empire to the present day. As such, the book places the extensively discussed concept of Nationalism in music in the wider context of identity building.
2019-01-15 By Daniel Ender

He distinguished between a personal identity (individual uniqueness of life experiences) and a social identity (role ... identity facets can change often from situation to situation, and multiple aspects of identity can coexist.

Author: Bertrand Badie

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412959636

Category: Political Science

Page: 4033

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Developed in partnership with the International Political Science Association this must-have, authoritative political science resource, in eight volumes, provides a definitive picture of all aspects of political life.
2011-09-07 By Bertrand Badie

in tradition, culture is also influenced by individual experiences and social circumstances—for example, ... It is probable that multiple identities coexist and that a person's cultural, racial, and ethnic characteristics are just some ...

Author: Catherine Gamble

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702080340

Category: Medical

Page: 297

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When working in the field of mental illness, the best evidence is people’s lived experience. The third edition of Working with Serious Mental Illness maintains its focus on research data, but this is framed by clients’ personal perspectives to provide clear, practical advice for practitioners. Aimed at nurses and healthcare practitioners working with mental illnesses such as severe depression, bi-polar disorder and psychosis, this book provides solutions for engaging and working with clients and their families. It vividly presents lived experience and the recommendations of clients, then proceeds through developing and implementing effective interventions and how to reflect on client relationships to ensure sustained success. Easy to read and packed full of practical tips and strategies, this is the ideal book for all healthcare practitioners working with patients with serious mental illness, their families and their carers. It will also be valuable reading for staff working in acute and community mental care settings who lack specialist training in serious mental health disorders, for nursing students, mental health nurses and general nurses working in mental health, primary care and community settings. Focuses on the lived experiences, observations and recommendations for practitioners of people who use mental health services Combines theory and practice in a skills and intervention-based approach Presents down-to-earth intervention ideas designed for practitioners working at the front line Practical advice is provided in a user-friendly, clearly accessible way Contributions from experts and editors who are leaders in their field All content fully revised and updated to reflect changes in mental health service provision New chapters on Parity of Esteem, Working with the Principles of Trauma Informed Care and Looking After Ourselves All-new colour design and format
2023-01-24 By Catherine Gamble

In their dealings with nature, humans became agents – though at the expense of the personal, emotional, ... In my opinion, features of relational and individual identity may coexist in different measure within the same person depending ...

Author: Alfredo González-Ruibal

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135083533

Category: Social Science

Page: 392

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Archaeology has been an important source of metaphors for some of the key intellectuals of the 20th century: Sigmund Freud, Walter Benjamin, Alois Riegl and Michel Foucault, amongst many others. However, this power has also turned against archaeology, because the discipline has been dealt with perfunctorily as a mere provider of metaphors that other intellectuals have exploited. Scholars from different fields continue to explore areas in which archaeologists have been working for over two centuries, with little or no reference to the discipline. It seems that excavation, stratigraphy or ruins only become important at a trans-disciplinary level when people from outside archaeology pay attention to them and somehow dematerialize them. Meanwhile, archaeologists have been usually more interested in borrowing theories from other fields, rather than in developing the theoretical potential of the same concepts that other thinkers find so useful. The time is ripe for archaeologists to address a wider audience and engage in theoretical debates from a position of equality, not of subalternity. Reclaiming Archaeology explores how archaeology can be useful to rethink modernity’s big issues, and more specifically late modernity (broadly understood as the 20th and 21st centuries). The book contains a series of original essays, not necessarily following the conventional academic rules of archaeological writing or thinking, allowing rhetoric to have its place in disclosing the archaeological. In each of the four sections that constitute this book (method, time, heritage and materiality), the contributors deal with different archaeological tropes, such as excavation, surface/depth, genealogy, ruins, fragments, repressed memories and traces. They criticize their modernist implications and rework them in creative ways, in order to show the power of archaeology not just to understand the past, but also the present. Reclaiming Archaeology includes essays from a diverse array of archaeologists who have dealt in one way or another with modernity, including scholars from non-Anglophone countries who have approached the issue in original ways during recent years, as well as contributors from other fields who engage in a creative dialogue with archaeology and the work of archaeologists.
2013-08-21 By Alfredo González-Ruibal

Place attachments are integral to self-definitions, including individual and communal aspects of identity; ... Indeed, these processes can be described as dialectic processes, wherein oppositions coexist, with neither pole dominating ...

Author: Irwin Altman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781468487534

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

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In step with the growing interest in place attachment, this volume examines the phenomena from the perspective of several disciplines-including anthropology, folklore, and psychology-and points towards promising directions of future research.
2012-12-06 By Irwin Altman

Thus, an identity of 'dependence' may also coexist with that of 'independence'. ... A growing body of research suggests that despite variations in individual biography and socio-cultural context, the meanings attributed to independence ...

Author: Judith E Phillips

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446243565

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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"Far from a dictionary, the concepts are portrayed as complex, and conflicting definitions and usages are both noted and evaluated... Each article includes a (necessarily selective) set of references, and cross-references to other concepts included in the book... Moreover, the coverage and evaluation of the concepts is right at the current leading edge in a rapidly moving field." - Victor Marshall, Department of Sociology and Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "The concepts are very clear and very relevant, and fantastic for my group of undergraduate students... I found each concept to be succinctly and simply captured, holding enough information to satisfy initial cravings and complex enough to tempt further reading... I had originally thought that this book would provide supplementary reading as part of my 'Healthy Ageing' course, but have changed my mind to essential reading now I have had the opportunity to read the entire book." - Dr Meredith Tavener, Groningen University Social gerontology is a new and dynamic field reflecting the increasing interest in ageing across the world. This book provides a readily accessible guide to well established and contested issues, as well as new concepts emerging through cutting edge research in the discipline. The entries give concise, lucid knowledge on what constitutes the 'building blocks' of social gerontology and sets out a clear review of the core concepts, both classic and emerging, in this subject area. Each concept is explored in terms of its history, application, usefulness to theory and research, and significance in practice. They go beyond simple definitions of the concepts to look at how each issue has shaped the discipline of social gerontology today. This book is authored by social gerontologists from the UK and the USA. Together they present an interdisciplinary perspective and reflect a global approach to the presentation of key concepts in social gerontology.
2010-03-18 By Judith E Phillips

The self-perpetuating internal “ghetto” is resistant to change until effective therapeutic intervention is available ... in the broadest sense of the word (i.e., both in the internal world of the individual and interpersonally).

Author: Jan D. Sinnott

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319556581

Category: Psychology

Page: 342

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This volume seeks to explore the idea of identity as a flexible center of events around which aspects of the self and events in the outside world are organized. Historically, in much of the literature, identity was conceptualized as a somewhat fixed, unchanging construct. Scholars now have a greater awareness of more nuanced theories about identity and there is a greater willingness to accept that identity is not fixed, concrete, and permanent, but rather evolving and fluid. Although this volume discusses a wide variety of aspects of identity as it flexibly changes during adulthood in the face of numerous experiences, it is really addressing one key question. How adaptive and fluid is identity and how can we know ourselves as both continuing and changing? Exploring these ideas raises the importance of future research on adult identity. With a firm grounding in the historical and theoretical background of identity research, this volume begins by defining identity and the psychological “self” as a center around which the person’s behaviors and self-concepts revolve. The following chapters gather the wisdom of many writers who all accepted the challenge of talking about creating a flexible adult self and identity during adulthood. They come at this challenging question from many different perspectives using different tools. Some survey existing literature and theory, then summarize prior work in a meaningful way. Some discuss their own research; some reflect on personal experiences that have demanded a flexible identity. Also included in the coverage are discussions of methodology and validity issues for studies and scales of identity. With its dual focus on research and applied fields ranging across social and personality psychology, industrial/occupational psychology, cross-cultural psychology, mental health, existential issues, relationships, and demographic categories, Identity Flexibility During Adulthood: Perspectives on Adult Development is a fascinating and complex resource for psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, gerontologists, and all those interested in our changing identities.
2017-09-15 By Jan D. Sinnott

Writers in the organisation development field have referred to careers as “individual expressions of identity” (Inkson & Elkin, 2008, p. 76). ... A related change in the literature concerns the role of the individual in his/her career, ...

Author: Wendy Patton

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789462096356

Category: Education

Page: 476

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Career Development and Systems Theory: Connecting Theory and Practice offers practitioners, researchers and students a comprehensive introduction to, and overview of, career theory; introduces the Systems Theory Framework of career development; and demonstrates its considerable contemporary and innovative application to practice. A number of authors have identified the framework as one of a small number of significant innovations in the career development literature. The Systems Theory Framework of career development was developed to provide coherence to the career development field by providing a comprehensive conceptualisation of the many existing theories and concepts relevant to understanding career development. It is not designed to be a theory of career development; rather systems theory is introduced as the basis for an overarching, or metatheoretical, framework within which all concepts of career development, described in the plethora of career theories, can be usefully positioned and utilised in both theory and practice. It has been applied to the career development of children, adolescents and women. Since its first publication, the Systems Theory Framework has been the basis of numerous publications focusing on theoretical application and integration, practice and research, with a growing number of these by authors other than the framework developers. Its application across cultures also has been emphasised. The theoretical and practical unity of the Systems Theory Framework makes this book a worthy addition to the professional libraries of practitioners, researchers and students, new to, or experienced in, the field of career development.
2014-05-12 By Wendy Patton

Coexist. Unlike Kelley, who never allows the black and white twins to experience twinship and kinship with one another, Morrison reveals the complexities of twins' individual and racial identity within twinship and the black community.

Author: Karen Dillon

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476666969

Category: Social Science

Page: 205

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The cultural fantasy of twins imagines them as physically and behaviorally identical. Media portrayals consistently offer the spectacle of twins who share an insular closeness and perform a supposed alikeness--standing side by side, speaking and acting in unison. Treating twinship as a cultural phenomenon, this first comprehensive study of twins in American literature and popular culture examines the historical narrative--within the discourses of experimentation, aberrance and eugenics--and how it has shaped their representations in the 20th and 21st centuries.
2018-07-20 By Karen Dillon