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Author Yancy, George
Title Narrative Identities : Psychologists Engaged in Self-Construction
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005
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Note Cover -- Narrative Identities: Psychologists Engaged in Self-Construction -- Contents -- PREFACE -- 1 The Poetics of My Identities -- 2 Lessons from Relics about Self and Identity -- 3 Objects, Meanings, and Connections in My Life and Career -- 4 From Poppies to Ferns: The Discursive Production of a Life -- 5 Performing a Life (Story) -- 6 A Psychologist without a Country or Living Two Lives in the Same Story -- 7 Life as a Symphony -- 8 Moving On By Backing Away -- 9 Living with Authority in "The Between" -- 10 The Personal/Psychological and the Pursuit of a Profession -- 11 On Growing Up as a "Premodernist" -- 12 Life Reflections of a Nomadic Subject -- 13 Autobiography -- THE CONTRIBUTORS -- SUBJECT INDEX -- AUTHOR INDEX
The contributors address challenging questions about identity in relation to personality development, language and socialisation. They demonstrate how their cultural and historical contexts influenced their theoretical approaches to the nature of ̀self' and how these ideas in turn shaped how they perceive their personal histories
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Link Print version: Yancy, George Narrative Identities : Psychologists Engaged in Self-Construction London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2005 9781843107798
Subject Psychologists -- Biography.;Psychologists -- Psychology
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Alt Author Hadley, Susan
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