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Type of publication: book
Type of publication (PDB): Monografija / Monograph (K1a)
Field of Science: Politikos mokslai / Political sciences (S002)
Author(s): Donskis, Leonidas
Title: Збентежена ідентичність і сучасний світ
Other Title: Troubled identity and the modern world
Extent: 311 p
Publishing data: Київ : Факт
Date: 2010
Note: Orig. antr.: Troubled identity and the modern world. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
Keywords: Fanaticism;Patriotism;Identity;Ethnicity
ISBN: 9789663593616
Abstract: The book maps what Leonidas Donskis terms the troubled identity, that is, the identity that constantly needs assurance and confirmation. It is on why and how the search for identity becomes everything for a postmodern person, an identity builder and shifter. Our infatuation with it replaces the former search for the meaning of life, becoming a mode of discourse, self-discovery, self-interpretation, and a perfect chance to reshape ourselves as the other in our country. Identity protects and hurts us. Through an identity-building-and-shifting process, argues Donskis, we can move from political majority to cultural minority, or the other way around
Affiliation(s): Politologijos katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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