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The Saturated Self Dilemmas of Identity in Contemporary Life · Kenneth J. Gergen. (). Abstract, This article has no associated abstract. (fix it). Keywords. So intense is our social saturation, argues Kenneth Gergen, that we take on the here and abroad—Gergen explores these profound changes in self-concept. Reviews the book, The saturated self: Dilemmas of identity in contemporary life by Kenneth J. Gergen (see record ). There is, perhaps, no other .

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The Saturated Self: Dilemmas Of Identity In Contemporary Life by Kenneth J. Gergen

Readernation rated it really liked it Nov 29, Steve Finegan rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Return to Book Page. May 27, Vin W. Rathiulung rated it it was amazing Jul 13, My only complaint was that, like many scholarly texts, it fell apart at the end.

Paperbackpages. I’m gdrgen trying to work through all the implications. Sep 10, Kris Cadwell rated it it was amazing.


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Are people still talking about post-modernism in graduate school? Jan 14, David Kirschner rated it it was amazing. Lorraine rated it it was ok Dec 02, I thought I had my fill back in the 90’s, but now I have a pile of books from the library and most of them are POMO-themed, some of them I’ve already read and some of them are new to me The book is a great Psychological dissection of certain modern constructs that influence our psyche: Melody rated it liked it Jul 21, Now, having reread it I can say that the book is a great middle-ground overview of the Self living in a Postmodern world.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Kendra rated it really liked it Nov 04, Cultural studies at its finest.

That’s a deep question Today’s ever-expanding communications technologies force us to relate to more people and institutions than ever before, challenging the way we view ourselves and our relationships. Balazs Feher-Gavra rated it liked it Feb 02, Underneath the picture the author asks “When one’s erotic interests are aroused by the body of Toontown’s Jessica Rabbit David rated it it was amazing Aug 25, I know, slap me, and slap me again for using the cheesy abbreviation of the term, but it’s the truth Feb 23, Kate rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dec 29, Brian rated it it was amazing.


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The Saturated Self is one of the rereads. Dilemmas of Identity in Contemporary Life A recommended read for all.

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Want to Read saving…. One of those rare social science books that blew my mind, and I read it 22 years after it was published. Published June 24th by Basic Books first published December 31st Maisy Hughes rated it really liked it Jan 17, Gergen avoids all the pedantic pitfalls that most POMO books fall into: