Identity in Modern Society: A Social Psychological Perspective

Identity in Modern Society: A Social Psychological Perspective

Author(s): Bernd Simon

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631227465

Online ISBN: 9780470773437

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773437

About this Book

This book is a social psychological inquiry into identity in modern society.


  • Starts from the social psychological premise that identity results from interaction in the social world.
  • Reviews and integrates the most influential strands of contemporary social psychology research on identity.
  • Brings together North American and European perspectives on social psychology.
  • Incorporates insights from philosophy, cognitive neuroscience, psychology, cultural studies, anthropology and sociology.
  • Places social identity research in a variety of real-life social contexts.

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