Tag: the self
Self identity is an active process through which ‘I’ reflect on how i think others see me and adapt my social self accordingly.
Sociological Perspectives on Identity
A summary of Michel Foucault’s work on identity, deviance and normality, governmentality, subjectification and technologies of the self, taken from Steph Lawler’s ‘Identity’ (2014) – also includes Nikolas Rose’s development of Foucault’s work. If there’s one central idea in this chapter (IMO) it’s this – ‘In today’s society, we have little choice but to be tied…