Applications of dialogical self theory
- Hubert J.M. Hermans, editor.
- San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2012.
- Physical description
- 77 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- New directions for child and adolescent development ; no. 137.
Education Library (Cubberley)
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- Hermans, H. J. M.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Dialogical self theory and the increasing multiplicity of I-positions in a globalizing society: an introduction / Hubert J.M. Hermans
- Self and other dialogue in infancy: normal versus compromised developmental pathways / Sarah Ahlander Stone, Ilse DeKoeyer-Laros, Alan Fogel
- Multicultural adolescents between tradition and postmodernity: dialogical self theory and the paradox of localization and globalization / Toon van Meijl
- Mental sociality and collective identity: a dialogical analysis of the Indian sense of self / Nandita Chaudhary
- Bridging theory: where cultures meet in self and science / Lene Arnett Jensen.
- Publisher's Summary
- In an increasingly interconnected world, a dialogical self is not only possible but even necessary. People are closer together than ever, yet they are confronted with apparent and sometimes even insurmountable differences. While there is a need of increased dialogue between individuals, groups, and cultures, it is equally important to develop of dialogical potentials within the self of the individual person. Elaborating on these concerns, the authors present and discuss a Dialogical Self Theory based on the assumption that the self functions as a society of mind. The self is not simply participating in a "surrounding" society, but functions itself as a mini-society, which is, at the same time, part of the society at large. The authors: Present the theory in detail Explore the developmental origins of the dialogical self Elaborate on the identity development of adolescents growing up in multicultural societies Discuss a striking example of a social movement in India, where individual and collective voices merge in a nationwide protest. This is the 137 th volume in this series. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in child and adolescent development. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts on that topic.
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- Publication date
- New directions for child and adolescent development, 1520-3247 ; no. 137
- "Fall 2012."
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