The Saturated Self
Dilemmas of Identity in Contemporary Life
By (author) Kenneth J. Gergen
Saturated Self by Kenneth J. Gergen
Book DescriptionToday's ever-expanding communications technologies force us to relate to more people and institutions than ever before, challenging the way we view ourselves and our relationships. This powerful and provocative book draws from a wide range of disciplines--from anthropology to psychoanalysis, from film and fiction to literary theory--to explore these profound changes in our understanding of self-identity and their implications for cultural and intellectual life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465071852
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 3-Jun-1992
Country of Publication: United States
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Invitation to Social Construction, Paperback (April 2015)
This new edition of Kenneth J. Gergen's bestselling textbook is now even more accessible for students, offering a clear and thorough introduction to one of the most significant movements in contemporary social science. Adopted widely across psychology, sociology, business, education, counselling, social work, health and linguistics degrees.
Ethical Space of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice, Paperback (May 2013)
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Author Biography - Kenneth J. Gergen
Kenneth J. Gergen, Ph.D., is professor of psychology at Swarthmore College. He is the author of, among other works, Toward Transformation in Social Knowledge (1982) and, with co-editor John Shotter, Texts of Identity (1989).
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