Identity: A Reader

Identity: A Reader

by Paul du Gay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761969152

ISBN-13: 9780761969150

Pub. Date: 12/08/2000

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Identity provides an essential resource of key statements drawn from cultural studies, sociology, and psychoanalytic theory, and includes three editorial essays, which place the readings in their theoretical and historical context.

Divided into three parts: Language, Ideology and Discourse; Psychoanalysis and Psycho-Social Relations; and Identity, Sociology and

Overview

Identity provides an essential resource of key statements drawn from cultural studies, sociology, and psychoanalytic theory, and includes three editorial essays, which place the readings in their theoretical and historical context.

Divided into three parts: Language, Ideology and Discourse; Psychoanalysis and Psycho-Social Relations; and Identity, Sociology and History, this book invites readers to compare and contrast cultural studies approaches with psychoanalytic and historical and sociological accounts of identity formation.

The Identity Reader will be an essential sourcebook for students of cultural studies, gender studies, social psychology, and sociology.

The key statements are from the work of:
Louis Althusser, Jessica Benjamin, Emile Benveniste, Homi K Bhabha, Pierre Bourdieu, Judith Butler, Ian Craib, Jacques Derrida, Norbert Elias, Frantz Fanon, Michel Foucault, Anthony Giddens, Stuart Hall, Pierre Hadot, Melanie Klein, Jacques Lacan, Christopher Lasch, Isabel Menzies, Lyth, T H Marshall, Marcel Mauss, Amelie Okensberg Rorty, Jacqueline Rose, Nikolas Rose, Michael Rustin, Kaja Silverman, Max Weber, D W Winnicott

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761969150
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/08/2000
Series:
Published in association with The Open University Series
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

General Introduction

PART ONE: THE SUBJECT OF LANGUAGE, IDEOLOGY AND DISCOURSE

Introduction

Who Needs `Identity'?

Ideology Interpellates Individuals as Subjects

Subjectivity in Language

The Mirror Stage

Feminine Sexuality

Revolution in Poetic Language

Suture

Differance

Interrogating Identity

Domain

Critically Queer

PART TWO: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND PSYCHOSOCIAL RELATIONS

Introduction

Notes on Some Schizoid Mechanisms

Mirror-Role of Mother and Family in Child Development

Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena

Social Systems as a Defense against Anxiety

Psychoanalysis, Racism and Anti-Racism

The Negro and Psychopathology

The Narcissistic Personality of Our Time

The Oedipal Riddle

The Trajectory of the Self

What's Happening to Mourning?

PART THREE: IDENTITY//SOCIOLOGY//HISTORY

Introduction

Homo Clausus and the Civilizing Process

The Biographical Illusion

A Note on `Status'

Identity, Genealogies, History

A Category of the Human Mind

The Profession and Vocation of Politics

Introduction to `The Use of Pleasure'

Reflections on the Idea of the `Cultivation of the Self'

Persons and Personae

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