By Glynis M. Breakwell

People deal with threats to their identities in lots of alternative ways. till the unique booklet of this name in 1986, there were no theoretical framework during which to examine their techniques for doing this, or to check the character and impression of the threatening reviews themselves. during this stylish and unique publication, Glynis Breakwell proposes an integrative version which explores the constitution of identification and the rules directing its development.


Focusing on examples of chance similar to unemployment, sexually extraordinary employment and ethnic marginality, Breakwell examines the relation of the person to social switch. via her delicate use of case stories, she permits the sufferers of chance to talk for themselves approximately their studies and emotions. Their reactions illustrate her proposed framework of 3 degrees of coping options – intra-psychic, interpersonal and intergroup – and her evaluation of the criteria which restrict the good fortune of such suggestions. The case reports additionally aspect to new facts at the results of unemployment and the influence of teenage education schemes on the time.


This name may were crucial analyzing for quite a number undergraduate classes in social and irregular psychology and person modifications, in addition to for postgraduate education in medical and clinical psychology on the time. Social staff, counsellors and all these excited about the care of the victims of threatened identities will nonetheless locate it either informative and influential.

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