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The Saturated Self: Delimmas of Identity in Contemporary Life

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Publisher Comments:

Todays 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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"Todays 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 p"

Synopsis:

A brilliant analysis of how the realities of postmodern life are changing the way we view ourselves and our relationships. "Brilliantly argued . . . this book has the power to change the way we think about ourselves and the people and events around us."--Richard Restak, Washington Post Book World

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-280) and index.

About the Author

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).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465071852
Introduction:
Gergen, Kenneth J.
Author:
Gergen, Kenneth J.
Introduction by:
Gergen, Kenneth J.
Introduction:
Gergen, Kenneth J.
Author:
Gergen, Kenneth J.
Author:
Gergen, Kenneth
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Civilization, Modern
Subject:
Self
Subject:
Personality
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Pluralism (social sciences)
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Postmodernism
Subject:
Pluralism
Subject:
Postmodernism -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Psychology: Personality Disorders
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19920631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 16 oz

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"Todays 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 p"
"Synopsis" by , A brilliant analysis of how the realities of postmodern life are changing the way we view ourselves and our relationships. "Brilliantly argued . . . this book has the power to change the way we think about ourselves and the people and events around us."--Richard Restak, Washington Post Book World
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