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Identity Theories

  • By: Stella Ting-Toomey
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Identity is defined as the cultural, societal, relational, and individual images of self-conception, and this composite identity has group membership, interpersonal, and individual self-reflective implications. Identity is a colorful ...

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