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

Understanding the constructed nature of social reality, the symbolic dimensions of social processes, the social production of human selves, the shared nature of meanings, and the dynamics entailed in the formation, reinforcement, transformation of the negotiated social order are some of the pivotal issues that students of social psychology have discussed ever since the discipline asserted itself as a viable intellectual enterprise. Among these issues, the discussion of the relationship between self and society has received a ...

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