Resilient Identities: Self, Relationships, And The Construction Of Social Reality (2020)

Resilient Identities Self Relationships And The Construction Of Social Reality Once considered the province of New Age groups the self esteem movement has been catapulted into the American mainstream with a California task force and other groups now claiming that raising self
  • Title: Resilient Identities: Self, Relationships, And The Construction Of Social Reality
  • Author: William Swann
  • ISBN: 9780813391182
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Paperback
  • Resilient Identities: Self, Relationships, And The Construction Of Social Reality
    Once considered the province of New Age groups, the self esteem movement has been catapulted into the American mainstream, with a California task force and other groups now claiming that raising self esteem is the panacea for social ills from alcoholism to poor grades and poverty.In this wide ranging and strikingly original book, William Swann not only dissects the mistaOnce considered the province of New Age groups, the self esteem movement has been catapulted into the American mainstream, with a California task force and other groups now claiming that raising self esteem is the panacea for social ills from alcoholism to poor grades and poverty.In this wide ranging and strikingly original book, William Swann not only dissects the mistaken assumptions that underlie current self esteem programs, but also incisively analyzes the nature of self worth and the self traps that make achieving and sustaining a sense of self esteem so difficult.Drawing on than a decade of research, much of it his own, Swann reveals the surprising regularity with which people suffering from low self esteem gravitate to relationships in which they are denigrated or abused Swann shows how such people are caught in a crossfire of conflicting desires for praise and for confirmation of their negative self views He persuasively argues that our feelings of self worth can only be understood as part of a larger, intricate dynamic involving society as well as the self.Not a self help book, Resilient Identities offers a fascinating, controversial exploration of how self esteem conflicts develop and are played out in all of our relationships And it discusses what we can do to encourage and sustain feelings of self worth in our society.
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