Theories in Culture & Identity - Identity

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THE LOOKING-GLASS SELF (CHARLES COOLEY 1963) (INTERACT & INTERPRET)
'The self' how individuals see themselves, influenced by interactions with others - interpret messages from others about our appearance/behaviour - process begins at birth continues through secondary socialisation - teacher example
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THE DRAMATURGICAL ANALOGY (ERVIN GOFFMAN 1959)
'All the world's a stage' - impressions, actors, front region/back region - props - teams
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THE LABELLING THEORY (HOWARD BECKER)
Labelling - Master status - Internalisation of label - Deviant career. Theory can be applied to groups and individuals, eg moral panics.
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THREE LEVELS OF IDENTITY (HARRIET BRADLEY 1997)
Both modern/postmodern theories needed to understand identity in contemporary society. Passive - Active - Politicised.
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'All the world's a stage' - impressions, actors, front region/back region - props - teams

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THE DRAMATURGICAL ANALOGY (ERVIN GOFFMAN 1959)

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Labelling - Master status - Internalisation of label - Deviant career. Theory can be applied to groups and individuals, eg moral panics.

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Card 4

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Both modern/postmodern theories needed to understand identity in contemporary society. Passive - Active - Politicised.

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