- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

Our sense of self, which makes us unique (provides us with personal character) and yet makes us recognizable as a part of a social group (i.e. male, Asian, working-class).

Longer explanation

Who am I? This is a question that's getting harder and harder to answer. I'll get personal for a minute. I know my ...

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