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Marked Identities

Narrating Lives Between Social Labels and Individual Biographies

  • Roberta Piazza
  • Alessandra Fasulo

About this book

Introduction

Western society has become increasingly diverse, but stereotypes still persist in the public discourse. This volume explores how people who have a marked status in society - among them Travellers, teenage mothers, homeless people - manage their identity in response to these stereotypes.

Keywords

Markedness stigma label self identity diversity interview interaction marginalized life narratives addiction Stereotyp Stereotype

Editors and affiliations

  • Roberta Piazza
    • 1
  • Alessandra Fasulo
    • 2
  1. 1.University of SussexUK
  2. 2.University of PortsmouthUK

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