This site is almost all about identity (and its connections with gender, and the
media), so here's a list of the highlights, and why you might be interested in
Gender & Identity: Kirsten Pullen and David Gauntlett in conversation
New! A discussion
around the themes of Media, Gender and Identity.
Lots of different essays about how magazines, movies,
and pop stars, may have an influence on identity. What does it mean to be a "role
Giddens isn't your typical middle-aged male sociologist.
He's got many interesting ideas about how people forge an identity in contemporary
Foucault saw identity as fluid, not fixed, and
a product of cultural circumstances.
theory and Judith Butler
Also sees identity as fluid, with an emphasis on
gender and sexuality.
A series of 12 cards on key people and concepts
related to identity.
On our art site, this piece on Gilbert & George
links their art to self-identity.
Does the media have a direct impact on how
people behave? No. Here's why.
The old introduction and several links
This page is the one that was previously here under
'Identity'. It introduces the concept and offers quite a lot of links.