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Identity Change

  • In: Encyclopedia of Identity
  • Edited by: Ronald L. Jackson II & Michael A. Hogg
  • Subject:Self & Identity, Identity, Self & Identity

Identity change, or the adoption of a new identity, raises basic and substantive questions of truth, permanence, and permutation that permeate a number of academic disciplines, including psychology, literature, philosophy, and Africana studies, to name a few. Because identity change is addressed in many different fields of study and because it does not stand as an autonomous sphere of discourse, this discussion approaches the issue of identity change broadly as an important question concerning what it means to be ...

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