Identity

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Identity
How you see yourself and how others see you
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Personal identity
Unique - name
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Social identity
Roles in society
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Self identity
How you see yourself
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Commodity fetishism
We are influenced through the media, and this changes our identity
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Stigmatised idenitities
Impression given that people can only see in you. EG: Being disabled
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Macro Approach
STRUCTURAL APPROACH : See society as a whole, and identity is created by social institutions, such as the family
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Micro Approach
SOCIAL ACTION APPROACH: Starts with the individual, where identity is formed through interactions, and choices
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Structuration Approach
Middle way between structural and social action approach. Social institutions provide guidelines, but we still have choice
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Active Identity (Bradley)
Something that you can change; hobbies, hair colour
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Passive Identity (Bradley)
Something you are born with and cannot change; finger print
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Card 2

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Unique - name

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Personal identity

Card 3

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Roles in society

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Card 4

Front

How you see yourself

Back

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Card 5

Front

We are influenced through the media, and this changes our identity

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