Internarrative Identity: Placing the Self

Internarrative Identity: Placing the Self

by Ajit K. Maan

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Overview

A tour de force of scholarship and major contribution to the history of thought concerning the nature of personal identity, Internarrative Identity: Placing the Self asks how identity is created and examines the history of conceptions of the self, from Aristotle to Postmodernism, to find the answers. Ultimately, Maan discovers that the human capacity for self-creation exists in what have previously been problematic areas of experience—conflict, marginalization, disruption, exclusion, subversion, deviation and contradiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761849674
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 12/08/2009
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Ajit Maan, Ph.D. is a security and defense policy analyst and a specialist in narrative strategies in radicalization processes. She is faculty at Union Institute and University's Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program as well as George Mason University's Center for Narrative Conflict Resolution, and is member of The Brain Trust of the Weaponized Narrative Initiative at Arizona State University. She is the author of Internarrative Identity: Placing the Self, Counter-Terrorism: Narrative Strategies, and Co-Editor of Soft Power on Hard Problems: Strategic Influence in Irregular Warfare. Her articles have appeared in Foreign Policy, The Strategy Bridge, Small Wars Journal, Real Clear Defense, Stars and Stripes, The Indian Defense Review, Indian Military Review, Defense and Intelligence Norway, and other policy and military strategy journals.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Introduction Chapter 5 Chapter I: Narrative Identity Chapter 6 Chapter II: Fault Lines Chapter 7 Chapter III: Comparative Analysis Chapter 8 Chapter IV: Internarrative Identity Chapter 9 Chapter V: Repression and Narrative Unity Chapter 10 Notes Chapter 11 Bibliography Chapter 12 Index Chapter 13 About the Author

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