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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)

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Published: 1st January 1984
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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.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
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
Index
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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