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Richard Jenkins - Social Identity - 9780415706926 - V9780415706926
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Social Identity

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Description for Social Identity Paperback. "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"-- Series: Key Ideas. Num Pages: 264 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JHB; JHMC; JMH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 199 x 133 x 14. Weight in Grams: 286.

Social Identity explains how identification, seen as a social process, works: individually, interactionally and institutionally. Building on the international success of previous editions, this fourth edition offers a concise, comprehensive and readable critical introduction to social science theories of identity for advanced undergraduates and postgraduates. All the chapters have been updated, and extra new material has been added where relevant, integrating the most recent critical publications in the field.

As with the earlier editions, the emphasis is on sociology, anthropology and social psychology; on the interplay between relationships of similarity and difference; on interaction; on the categorisation of others as well ... Read more

Written in clear, accessible language, and informed by relevant topical examples throughout, this fully updated new edition will be useful for students interested in social identity throughout the social sciences and humanities.

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Taylor & Francis Ltd
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About Richard Jenkins
Richard Jenkins is Professor of Sociology at the University of Sheffield. Trained as a social anthropologist, he has done research in Northern Ireland, England, Wales and Denmark, and written Foundations of Sociology (2002), Pierre Bourdieu (2004), Rethinking Ethnicity (2008) and Being Danish (2012).

Reviews for Social Identity
"This is a sophisticated yet accessible introduction to the topic of social identity, in all its richness and complexity. Focusing less on what identity is than on how it works, Jenkins shows how identity emerges from the interplay of self-identification and external categorization in a wide range of settings. His is quite simply the best available treatment of this important ... Read more

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