Riflessività e identità nella società morfogenetica: ipotesi su una nuova paideia

Author/s Andrea M. Maccarini
Publishing Year 2016 Issue 2016/2 Language Italian
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DOI 10.3280/SP2016-002002
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The essay deals with socialization processes in late modernity. First, it is argued that within the societal frame of "unbound morphogenesis" socialization theory is most adequately articulated into a realist-morphogenetic approach, which conceives of socialization as concern oriented, relational reflexivity. However, the so-called morphogenic society involves profound cultural change, also impinging upon the idea of the self. When such changes are integrated within socialization theory, it becomes clear that different identity building processes are co-existing, including ones which would bring about deep transformations of human reflexivity. The latter may be examined along the dimensions of personal ontology, time, and sociality. Finally, some conclusions are drawn concerning the possible developmental paths of human personhood depending on these dynamic factors.

Keywords: Socialization; Reflexivity; Identity; Concern; Morphogenesis

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Andrea M. Maccarini, Riflessività e identità nella società morfogenetica: ipotesi su una nuova paideia in "SOCIOLOGIA E POLITICHE SOCIALI" 2/2016, pp 9-33, DOI: 10.3280/SP2016-002002