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Aspects of identity construction in the context of globalization

Author(s): Coposescu, S.

Journal: Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Bra┼čov, Series VII : Social Sciences and Law
ISSN 2066-7701

Volume: 4;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 19;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: identity | identity crisis | globalization | social changes.

The paper focuses on problems of individual and social identity-construction in the context of globalization. The author analyses the concept of identity from an interdisciplinary and modern and postmodern perspectives. As a conclusion the author claims that a new approach strategy of defining and interpreting identity in the epoch of globalization is necessary in order to explain and understand the social changes at local, regional and world levels.
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