self-concept

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self-con·cept

an individual's sense of self, including self-definition in the various social roles one enacts, including assessment of one's own status with respect to a single trait or to many human dimensions, using societal or personal norms as criteria.

self-concept

(sĕlf′kŏn′sĕpt)
n.
The mental image or perception that one has of oneself.

self-con·cept

(self kon'sept)
An assessment of one's own status with respect to one or several traits, using societal or personal norms as criteria.

self-con·cept

(self kon'sept)
Individual's sense of self, including self-definition in various social roles.
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"We believe the current application of section 660A to be incompatible with the concept of self assessment and the principle of independent taxation of spouses," said the PCG's chairman, Simon Juden.
The concept of self differs between Jazz and Beloved, she notes, because of the "different modes of survival" faced by the characters from different time periods.
Many will even come right out and say, `I can't do that, I have to work 40 hrs, a week' [this university] caters to this mentality by billing [itself] as an institution of opportunity." In direct contradiction to the sentiments found in the previous paragraph, one professor wrote, "The worse thing to happen in the last twenty-five years is the concept of self image.
It is a deceptively simple concept of self - and one that perhaps only philosophers and psychologists have studied in depth.
This was the question I posed to a group of high school art students as we embarked on a drawing assignment exploring the concept of self.
As integral parts of one's concept of self, role-identities help individuals give meaning and value to their past behavior as well as provide direction for future behavior.
Other stark culture differences are the ways in which our two societies view the concept of self as we relate to the group.
Melville is one who began it." Olson's <IR> PROJECTIVE VERSE </IR> essay, published in 1950, set forth the principles by which poetry could begin to express a new concept of self as post-individualistic, a poetry of keen attention to others without "the lyrical interference of the ego." This essay and others, "Human Universe" and "The Gate and the Center," declared the existence of a new tradition of literature at midcentury, one set against the academic and Anglo-American writing headed by Robert Lowell.
The other image is of the onion concept of self. I can no longer recall the author.
of Bedfordshire, England) challenges the Lacanian-inflected psychoanalytic model of film theory, with its suggestions of decentered subjects, fragmented bodies, and an inherently fragile concept of self, with an approach derived from Jungian psychotherapy.
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa today urged government departments to come up with the necessary initiatives that can promote the concept of self auditing, make auditing reports more useful, consolidate the governmentalisation of institutions and accelerate government projects.