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Defining Identity in the Context of Globalization

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Author(s): Silviu Coposescu

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

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 09;
Date: 2009;
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Keywords: Identity | Crisis identity | Globalization | Social changes

ABSTRACT
The paper focuses on problems of individual and social identity-construction in the context of globalization. The author analyses the concept of identity from modernity and post-modernity perspectives. As a conclusion the author claims that a new approach strategy of defining and interpreting 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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