By Gary S. Gregg
Culture and id in a Muslim Society provides a substitute for the individualist- collectivist method of id. not like so much mental and anthropological stories of tradition and self, Gary Gregg's paintings without delay investigates contributors, utilizing "study of lives"-style interviews with teenagers dwelling in villages and small cities in southern Morocco. studying those teens' life-narratives, Gregg builds a concept of tradition and identification that differs from triumphing mental and anthropological versions in very important respects. unlike modernist theories of identification as unified, the life-narratives express members to articulate a small set of moving identities. unlike post-modern theories that declare humans have a kaleidoscopic multiplicity of fluid identities, the narratives express 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 convey those younger Moroccans' self-representations to be pervasively formed by means of the risky cultural fight among Western-style "modernity" and genuine Muslim "tradition."
Offering a brand new method of the learn of id, the amount may be of curiosity to cross-cultural psychologists, anthropologists, students of Middle-East societies, and researchers focusing on the learn of lives.
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