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Identity work : processes and dynamics of identity formations

Beech, P.N.H. and MacIntosh, R. and McInnes, P.A. (2008) Identity work : processes and dynamics of identity formations. International Journal of Public Administration, 31 (9). pp. 957-970. ISSN 0190-0692

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Abstract

The paper consideers the dynamics involved in constructing and defending identity in change situations. It offers a matrix through which it is possible to understand how individual's perceptions of a situation invoke particular responses from individuals.