Troubled Identity and the Modern World (Hardcover)

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The book maps what Leonidas Donskis terms 'the troubled identity', that is, the identity that constantly needs assurance and confirmation. Through an identity-building-and-shifting process, argues Donskis, we can move from political majority to cultural minority, or the other way around.

About the Author


LEONIDAS DONSKIS serves as Professor and Dean of Vytautas Magnus University School of Political Science and Diplomacy in Kaunas, Lithuania. In addition, he acts as Docent of Social and Moral Philosophy at the University of Helsinki and also as Extraordinary Visiting Professor of Cultural Theory at Tallinn University, Estonia.

Praise For…


“This is a fascinating book by a fascinating man from a fascinating place.”--The Economist

“Leonadis Donskis clearly has much to say of great interest to academics and advanced students from a crucial East/Central European standpoint.”--Roland Robertson, University of Essex and University of Pittsburgh

Product Details
ISBN: 9780230607705
ISBN-10: 0230607705
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: June 16th, 2009
Pages: 218
Language: English