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Concepts of the Self

ISBN-10: 0745623689

ISBN-13: 9780745623689

Edition: 2001

Authors: Anthony Elliott

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This is an introduction to contemporary controversies over the self and self-identity in the social sciences. It covers such figures as Mead, Freud, Goffman, Foucault, Chodorow, Kristeva and Baudrillard.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 8/29/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 171
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550

Anthony Elliott is Research Professor of Social and Political Theory at the University of the West of England, where he is Director of the Centre for Critical Theory. His recent books include Concepts of the Self (2001), Psychoanalytic Theory: An Introduction (2002, second edition), Critical Visions (2003) and Social Theory Since Freud (2004).

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Concepts of the self
The Structure of the Book
Self, Society and Everyday Life:Self, Symbols and Others: Symbolic Interactionism
Presentations of Self: Goffman
Reflexivity and the Self: Giddens
The Repression of Self:Psychoanalysis and the Self
Culture and Repression
Technologies of The Self:Technologies of the Self: Foucault
New Technologies, New Selves
Self, Sexuality and Gender:Feminism and Psychoanalysis: Two Recent Views
The Politics of Gender Performance: Butler
Queer Theory: Contesting Self, Defying Gender
The Postmodern Self:All that is Modern Melts into Postmodern?
Strategies of the Self: Modern and Postmodern
Conclusion
Inner Depth, or Inside Out
Identity Politics, or Critique of Self