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Society in the Self: A Theory of Identity in Democracy

ISBN : 9780190687793

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¥13,090
Author: 
Hubert J.M. Hermans
Pages
456 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
164 x 241 mm
Pub date
Apr 2018
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Society in the Self: A Theory of Identity in Democracy shows how society is working in the deeper regions of self and identity. This book is an exploration of the democratic potentials of self and identity in a globalizing and localizing society.

Index: 

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Democratic Organization of Self and Identity
Chapter 1. The Dynamics of Society-in-the-Self
Chapter 2. Positioning and Democracy in the Self
Chapter 3. Positioning and Democracy in Teams and Organizations
Chapter 4. The Positioning Brain
Chapter 5. Social and Societal Over-Positioning: The Emergence of I-Prisons
Chapter 6. Heterogenizing and Enriching the Self
Chapter 7. Dialogue as Generative Form of Positioning
Chapter 8: Dialogical democracy in a boundary-crossing world: Practical implications
Glossary

About the author: 

Hubert Hermans is emeritus professor of psychology at the Radboud University of Nijmegen, Netherlands, and president of the International Society for Dialogical Science. He is the creator of Dialogical Self Theory. One of his books was used in the formation of the Dutch government in 2007 and he was decorated as Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion for his exceptional scientific contribution to society.

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