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Encyclopedia of Identity

Encyclopedia of Identity by Ronald L. Jackson
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The two volumes of this encyclopedia seek to explore myriad ways in which we define ourselves in our daily lives. Comprising 300 entries, the Encyclopedia of Identity offers readers an opportunity to understand identity as a socially constructed phenomenon - a dynamic process both public and private, shaped by past experiences and present circumstances, and evolving over time.

Offering a broad, comprehensive overview of the definitions, politics, manifestations, concepts, and ideas related to identity, the entries include short biographies of major thinkers and leaders, as well as discussions of events, personalities, and concepts.  The Encyclopedia of Identity is designed for readers to grasp the nature and breadth of identity as a psychological, social, anthropological, and popular idea.

Key Themes
Art
Class
Developing Identities
Gender, Sex, and Sexuality
Identities in Conflict
Language and Discourse
Living Ethically
Media and Popular Culture
Nationality 
Protecting Identity
Race, Culture, and Ethnicity
Relating Across Cultures
Religion
Representations of Identity
Theories of Identity
SAGE Publications; June 2010
1001 pages; ISBN 9781452261737
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Title: Encyclopedia of Identity
Author: Ronald L. Jackson
 
ISBNs
1452261733
9781412951531
9781452261737