The Saturated Self Dilemmas of Identity in Contemporary Life · Kenneth J. Gergen. (). Abstract, This article has no associated abstract. (fix it). Keywords. So intense is our social saturation, argues Kenneth Gergen, that we take on the here and abroad—Gergen explores these profound changes in self-concept. Reviews the book, The saturated self: Dilemmas of identity in contemporary life by Kenneth J. Gergen (see record ). There is, perhaps, no other .

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The Saturated Self: Dilemmas Of Identity In Contemporary Life by Kenneth J. Gergen

I read it around ’95 and remembered only that I liked it enough to remember it without disdain. Now, having reread it I can say that the book is a great middle-ground overview of the Self living in a Postmodern world.

Steve Finegan rated it it was amazing Feb kdnneth, Sverre rated it it saturared amazing Jul 21, Sep 10, Kris Cadwell rated it it was amazing. Apr 13, Kristen rated it it was ok Shelves: Highly relevant commentary on the self in postmodern society. Aug 22, Kirk E. Kendra rated it really liked it Nov 04, Feb 23, Kate rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Saturated Self is one of the rereads.


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Dec 29, Brian rated it it was amazing. Take Gergen’s discussions and use your brain to apply them to today.

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Terri rated it it was amazing Nov 08, One of those rare social science books that blew my mind, and I read it 22 years after it was published. Feb 25, Kelly rated it it was amazing. Published June 24th by Basic Books first published December 31st A recommended read for all. Aug 23, JBedient rated it really liked it.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mike rated it it was amazing Apr 06, That’s a deep question Trivia About The Saturated Sel The book is a great Psychological dissection of certain modern constructs that influence our psyche: My only complaint was that, like many scholarly texts, it fell apart at the end.


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Are people still talking about post-modernism in graduate school? If you don’t feel like the embodiment of the saturated self, I don’t think you’re really alive. Gergen avoids all the pedantic pitfalls that most POMO books fall into: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Highly recommended if your here wondering what you should read next on the overwritten subject of POMO – you should read this I’m still trying to work through all the implications. Lorraine rated it it was ok Dec 02,