L'identità come compito, bisogno, relazione nella società contemporanea. Una lettura sociologica

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Identity as a task, need, relationship in contemporary society. A sociological reading

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Abstract

The article investigates the construction of individual and collective identity in contemporary society, moving in a sociological perspective. At the core of the reasoning we find the reciprocal need for recognition. This involves both the reflective capacity of the subject and his responsibility. In this perspective it has been read the relationship between identity and memory, identity and differences (ethnic, in the first place).
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Identity as a task, need, relationship in contemporary society. A sociological reading
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)229-256
Number of pages28
JournalLA SCUOLA CATTOLICA
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Keywords

  • collective identity
  • identità collettiva
  • identità individuale
  • individual identity
  • multiculturalism
  • multiculturalismo
  • post-modern society
  • società postmoderna

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