The Imaginary of Resilience: Trauma, Struggle, Life

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As a culture we are saturated today by discourses around the need to develop the self. In fact discourses around selfhood can be seen to be driving wider social and political discourses around development on a more or less global scale. The discourse on ‘the resilient self’ is a case in point.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResilience in Social, Cultural and Political Spheres
EditorsBenjamin Rampp, Martin Endreß, Marie Naumann
Place of PublicationWiesbaden
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic) 978-3-658-15329-8
ISBN (Print)978-3-658-15328-1
Publication statusPublished - 2019
MoEC publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book