- Created by: StarrWinchester
- Created on: 14-02-20 14:48
The term identity refers to who we are as a person and how we, and others, see ourselves. It can focus around our characteristics, for example our social class, gender, ethnicity, nationality or sexuality.
Our personal identity is who we officially are, the way the government sees us. This is proved through passports, birth certificates, national insurance number or driving licenses
Our social identity is the way we see ourselves in comparison to others and who we are in relation to other people or groups.
It can be split into three categories:
Label – e.g. girl
Categorise – e.g. popular girl
Compare – e.g. Popular girls…