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By Gary S. Gregg

ISBN-10: 0195310039

ISBN-13: 9780195310030

within the final fifteen years, psychologists have rediscovered tradition and its impression on emotion, concept, and self. Many researchers have come to the belief that the world's cultures should be ranked in keeping with the measure to which they're individualist or collectivist, with Western cultures falling on the individualist finish and non-Western cultures on the collectivist finish. those students argue that whereas individualist cultures supply upward push to "independent" selves, top Westerners to imagine and act autonomously, collectivist cultures foster "interdependent" selves, best non-Westerners, embedded in social-relationships, to imagine and act relationally.

Culture and id in a Muslim Society provides a substitute for the individualist- collectivist method of identification. not like such a lot mental and anthropological stories of tradition and self, Gary Gregg's paintings without delay investigates participants, utilizing "study of lives"-style interviews with teens dwelling in villages and small cities in southern Morocco. reading those teenagers' life-narratives, Gregg builds a concept of tradition and identification that differs from triumphing mental and anthropological types in very important respects. unlike modernist theories of identification as unified, the life-narratives convey members to articulate a small set of moving identities. not like post-modern theories that declare humans have a kaleidoscopic multiplicity of fluid identities, the narratives exhibit that the identities are built-in by way of repeated use of culturally-specific self-symbols, metaphors, and story-plots. most significantly, the life-narratives exhibit those younger Moroccans' self-representations to be pervasively formed through the unstable cultural fight among Western-style "modernity" and actual Muslim "tradition."

Offering a brand new method of the learn of identification, the quantity may be of curiosity to cross-cultural psychologists, anthropologists, students of Middle-East societies, and researchers focusing on the examine of lives.

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