Relationality: the intersubjective foundations of identity

Hollway, Wendy (2010). Relationality: the intersubjective foundations of identity. In: Wetherell, Margaret and Mohanty, Chandra eds. Sage Handbook of Identities. London, U.K.: Sage, pp. 216–232.

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In this section of the Handbook, most of the formative forces explored for identities have been social: in terms of theoretical resources for understanding identities, the current conjuncture highlights social groups, power relations, disciplinary practices, discourses and narratives. In this chapter I am going to take relations as the core formative principle, not social relations but rather relationality (specifically unconscious intersubjective dynamics) as a founding principle for identity formation and transition. I want to show not only that relationality is fundamental to identity but how it is.

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