Self Consciousness: An Alternative Anthropology of Identity by Anthony Cohen

By Anthony Cohen

usually the self and the person were handled as micro-versions of bigger social entities by way of the social sciences normally, and by means of anthropology specifically. In Self Consciousness, Cohen examines this therapy of the self, arguing that this tradition has ended in the misconception of social aggregates accurately as the person has been overlooked as a constituent point. through acknowledging the individual's self expertise as writer in their personal social behavior and of the social kinds within which they take part, this informs social and cultural procedures instead of the person being passively modelled by way of them.

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