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Stephanie Lawler - Identity - 9780745654164 - V9780745654164
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Description for Identity Paperback. * New edition of a popular and highly readable examination of debates surrounding identity. * Shows how identity is part of the fabric of society, and integral to social relations - critical to how we understand the social world. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: JHB; JMH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 160 x 17. Weight in Grams: 340.
Questions about who we are, who we can be, and who is like and unlike us underpin a vast range of contemporary social issues. What makes our families so important to us? What do the often stark differences between how we self-identify and the way others see and define us reveal about our social world? Why do we attach such significance to 'being ourselves'? In this new edition of her popular and inviting introduction, Steph Lawler examines a range of important debates about identity. Taking a sociological perspective, she shows how identity is produced and embedded in social relationships, ... Read more

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About Stephanie Lawler
Steph Lawler is is Reader in Sociology at Newcastle University, UK.

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''Identity has established itself as perhaps the key reference point for students and scholars who wish a smart and reliable guide through the thickets of identity discourse and analysis. Always fair-minded but also a tough critic and unafraid to stake out her own views, Lawler examines the social and political meanings of identities in early 21st-century global culture.'' Steven Seidman, ... Read more

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