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By Alexandra Wangler

This ebook contributes to the theoretical and methodological dialogue approximately how the diverging stories of generations and their ancient thoughts play a task within the technique of nationwide id formation. Drawing from narratives accrued in the Ukrainian minority in northern Poland and founded at the collective trauma of motion Vistula, the place in 1947 approximately 140,000 Ukrainians have been resettled from south-eastern Poland and relocated to the north-western components, this learn exhibits that 3 generations fluctuate significantly with reference to their understandings of domestic, integration, background and faith. therefore, generational transformations are an important aspect within the research and knowing of social and political switch. The findings of this learn supply a contribution to debates concerning the technique dependent nature of nationwide identification, the position of trauma in developing generational realization and the way generations could be conceptualized.

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The operative point here is the distinction between group identification and categorization by others. Karl Marx (1975) distinguished between a ‘class in itself ’ and a ‘class for itself ’. e. the external categorization, while the latter comprises the selfdefinition of a group and the consciousness of a similar and conjunctive situation. 2 Pillars of Identity Theory 37 politics, in identity formation and thus puts the concept of identity into the light of resistance to imposed identities. In this sense, the term can be defined as an outcome of personal struggle and consequently as a matter of politics of difference.

6 The basic sociological work on this subject is furnished by Mannheim (1952), ‘The Problem of Generations’. As a sociologist of knowledge, he alluded to the social conditioning of knowledge by location in a socio-historical structure which limits LQGLYLGXDOVWRDSDUWLFXODUUHSHUWRLUHRI H[SHULHQFHVDQGWKXVWR´FHUWDLQGHÀQLWHPRGHV RI EHKDYLRXUIHHOLQJDQGWKRXJKWµ 0DQQKHLP $VVLJQLÀFDQWFKDQJHVLQ social and political structures, as well in resources, culture and rules, shape each new cohort, considerable differences and discontinuities in behavioural patterns come to the fore.

E. the subjective characterization of the affected person or group. Stigma is the deficiency between the virtual and the actual description of one’s identity. In terms of naming or categorizing, but also in terms of how the respective person or group is being responded to or treated, identity is not just perceived by others but is actively constructed by them. The operative point here is the distinction between group identification and categorization by others. Karl Marx (1975) distinguished between a ‘class in itself ’ and a ‘class for itself ’.

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