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Approaches to the Individual

The Relationship between Internal and External Conversation


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Athanasia Chalari
      Pages 1-16
  3. Theoretical Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Athanasia Chalari
      Pages 50-69
    3. Athanasia Chalari
      Pages 70-98
  4. Mediation Process

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Athanasia Chalari
      Pages 131-149
    3. Athanasia Chalari
      Pages 150-174
    4. Athanasia Chalari
      Pages 175-206
    5. Athanasia Chalari
      Pages 207-215
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 216-244

About this book


This study sees 'mediation' as a way of understanding the relationship between internal and external conversation, which underpins how individuals are connected to society. The relationship between these aspects of conversation is crucial in allowing selves to achieve subjectively-defined 'balance' between inner and outer worlds.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of ManchesterUK

About the authors

ATHANASIA CHALARI is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Manchester, UK. Previously, she was a supervisor at the University of Cambridge, UK and a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University, USA. Her research focuses upon current and classic Social Theory.

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