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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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It’s an introductory work explaining how the post modern world affects individual identity, or at least how that worked in gerrgen ‘s. May 27, Vin W.

The Saturated Self: Dilemmas Of Identity In Contemporary Life

Maisy Hughes rated it really liked it Jan 17, Miller rated it liked it. Take Gergen’s discussions and use your brain to apply them to today. Feb 23, Rita rated it really liked it.

I’m still trying to work through all the implications. If you don’t feel like the embodiment of the saturated self, I don’t think you’re really alive. The book is a great Psychological dissection of certain modern constructs that influence our psyche: A recommended read for all. Liked the ideas, but the book could have been condensed into two chapters. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Joel S rated it really liked it Feb 03, Not sure if we’re still working on this, but if gergenn are, five stars!

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I read it geegen ’95 and remembered only that I liked it enough to remember it without disdain.

The Saturated Self: Dilemmas of Identity in Contemporary Life

Kendra rated it really liked it Nov 04, Return to Book Page. Are people still talking about post-modernism in graduate school?

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Or are we onto something else now? 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.

My only complaint was that, like many scholarly texts, it fell apart at the end.

No trivia or quizzes yet. I know, slap me, and slap me again for using the cheesy abbreviation of the term, but it’s the truth May 14, M B rated it it was amazing Shelves: Paperbackpages. Balazs Feher-Gavra rated it liked it Feb 02, Marissa Green rated it it was amazing Jul 07, Want to Read saving…. A really great read–surprisingly engaging and salient. Adaptado de la tesis principal de este libro.


The writing style is also pretty general and reader friendly without being bland.

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This powerful and saturafed book draws from a wide range of disciplines—from anthropology to psychoanalysis, from film and fiction to literary theory—to explore these profound changes in our understanding of self-identity and their implications for cultural and intellectual life.

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One of those rare social science books that blew my mind, and I read it 22 years after it was published.