Identities: Time, Difference, and Boundaries

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Heidrun Friese
Berghahn Books, 2002 - History - 273 pages

"Identity" has become a core concept of the social and cultural sciences. Bringing together perspectives from sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, and literary criticism, this book offers a comprehensive and critical overview on how this concept is currently used and how it relates to memory and constructions of historical meaning.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 1
17
Chapter 2
32
Jürgen Straub
56
Chapter 4
77
Chapter 5
109
Chapter 6
133
Chapter 7
153
Chapter 8
170
Chapter 9
189
Chapter 10
201
Chapter 11
222
Chapter 12
241
Notes on Contributors
262
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Heidrun Friese has published widely on social theory and time, the anthropology of the sciences, and social imagination. She is currently at the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the European University Institute, Florence.

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