An Alternative Anthropology of Identity
By (author) Anthony P. Cohen
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Self Consciousness by Anthony P. Cohen
Book DescriptionTraditionally the self and the individual have been treated as micro-versions of larger social entities by the social sciences in general, and by anthropology in particular. In Self Consciousness, Cohen examines this treatment of the self, arguing that this practice has resulted in the misunderstanding of social aggregates precisely because the individual has been ignored as a constituent element. By acknowledging the individual's self awareness as author of their own social conduct and of the social forms in which they participate, this informs social and cultural processes rather than the individual being passively modelled by them.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415083249
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Oct-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Anthony P. Cohen
Signifying Identities, Hardback (October 1999)
The question of how identity is formed is a central question within anthropology, but just as significant is the concept of boundaries. This book examines the ways in which relations between different social groups are underpinned by each group's perceptions of their distinctive identities.
Questions of Consciousness, Paperback (November 1995)
A study which attempts to formulate an anthropological approach to consciousness. This text explores the importance of the conscious self, and of the "conscious collectively", in the construction and interpretation of social relations and process.
Symbolic Construction of Community, Paperback (June 1985)» View all books by Anthony P. Cohen
Anthony Cohen explores the concept of community in social theory.
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