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The Existential Self in Society - Joseph A. Kotarba

The Existential Self in Society

By: Joseph A. Kotarba (Editor), Andrea Fontana (Editor), Stanford M. Lyman (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 1st January 1984
ISBN: 9780226451411
Number Of Pages: 256

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"The Existential Self in Society" explores the ways in which we experience and shape our individuality in a rapidly changing social world. Kotarba and Fontana have gathered eleven original essays that form an exciting contribution and an ideal introduction to the emerging field of existential sociology.

Introduction: Existential Sociology and the Self Andrea Fontana
Self: Sociological Portraits
The Emergence, Security, and Growth of the Sense of Self
An Existential View of Organizations: Is the Member Condemned to Be Free?
The Victimized Self: The Case of Battered Women
Blood and Money: Exploiting the Embodied Self
Leaving the Convent: The Experience of Role Exit and Self-Transformation Helen Rose
The Media Self
The Homosexual Self and the Organization of Experience: The Case of Kate White
Creating the Competent Self: The Case of the Wheelchair Runner
A Synthesis: The Existential Self in Society
List of Contributors
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780226451411
ISBN-10: 0226451410
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st January 1984
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 15.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition