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On SAGE Insight: The enduring influence of parents’ views on their children’s personality

Article title: See me through my eyes – Adolescent–parent agreement in personality predicts later self-esteem development From International Journal of Behavioral Development Achieving a clear view of one’s personality is a challenging but crucial developmental task during adolescence, which has … Continue reading

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The meaning of tattooing for women during this ‘‘tattoo renaissance’’ and links to the self

Tattoo and the self From Clothing and Textiles Research Journal The past 30 years in Western culture have been labelled a ‘‘tattoo renaissance’’ with increases not only in the number of individuals getting tattoos but also in television shows featuring … Continue reading

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My pet saved my life: Redemption stories from the homeless

Animals as lifechangers and lifesavers: Pets in the redemption narratives of homeless people From Journal of Contemporary Ethnography Scholars maintain that stories constitute “the self’s medium of being”. In this formulation, people construct and revise their sense of themselves by telling … Continue reading

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