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Publisher: Polity Press
ISBN10: 0745623689 ISBN13: 9780745623689 LCC: BF697 Edition: (pbk. : alk. paper)


Includes index. 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.


  • LCC: BF697

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: ix, 171 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition Info: (pbk. : alk. paper)


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