Subjective Essentialism in Action Self-Anchoring and Social Control as Consequences of Fundamental Social Divides

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  title={Subjective Essentialism in Action Self-Anchoring and Social Control as Consequences of Fundamental Social Divides},
  author={EL{\'E}ONORE SERON},
  year={2003}
}
  • ELÉONORE SERON
  • Published 2003
Are you a Muslim or a Christian? Are you a Serb or a Bosnian? Are you a Catholic or a Protestant? Are you a Flemish or a Walloon? Quite often, questions such as these may come across as casual requests aimed at better knowing another person. After all, the various groups to which we belong shape a myriad of characteristics that contribute to making us the persons we are. We can think of such aspects as musical tastes, culinary preferences, or fashion favorites. We may also allude to somewhat… CONTINUE READING

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