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By (author) Richard Jenkins
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Social Identity by Richard Jenkins
Book DescriptionThis third edition builds on the international success of previous editions, offering an easy access critical introduction to social science theories of identity, for advanced undergraduates and postgraduates. All of the previous chapters have been updated and extra material has been added where relevant, for example, on globalization. Two new chapters have been added; one addresses the debate about whether identity matters, discussing, for example, Brubaker; the second reviews the postmodern approach to identity. The text is informed by relevant topical examples throughout and, as with earlier editions, the emphasis is on sociology, anthropology and social psychology, focusing on the interplay between relationships of similarity and difference; on interaction; on the categorization of others as well as self-identification; and on power, institutions and organizations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415448499
(198mm x 129mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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"The fourth edition of Social Identity builds on the international success of previous editions, offering a concise, comprehensive and readable critical introduction to social science theories of identity for advance undergraduates and postgraduates"--
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Author Biography - Richard Jenkins
Richard Jenkins is Professor of Sociology at the University of Sheffield, UK. Trained as an anthropologist he has done research in Ireland, Britain and Denmark. Among his other books are Foundations of Sociology (2002), Pierre Bourdieu (2nd edition 2002) and Rethinking Ethnicity (2nd edition 2008).
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