self-identity


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self-identity

n.
1. The oneness of a thing with itself.
2. An awareness of and identification with oneself as a separate individual.
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Hypothesis 3: The relationship among the perceived luxury brand and the perceived (a) conspicuousness value, (b) status value, (c) hedonic value, and (d) self-identity value will be moderated by generation, where a stronger relationship will exist for China's young generation than for the older generation.
This ethical hermeneutics would require that we interpret our environments critically; in turn, this would lead to a re-interpretation of our self-identity and ultimately to moral activity that is built on experience while maintaining a critical stance.
The relationship between the planned behaviour of the individual and self-identity has been established in a number of studies across a range of areas, including eating behaviours (Sparks & Guthrie, 1998; Sparks & Shepherd, 1992), recycling (Terry et al.
Patientisation, with its focus on personal characteristics, involves reconstructing "normality" and self-identity by reference to what is perceived as "normal" for blind people, based upon negative societal attitudes about blindness, and includes a perception of vulnerability to physical risks, a willingness to relinquish control and allow others to make decisions and undertake activities on their behalf, and is often associated with feelings of hopelessness.
While many patients have difficulty accepting this new identity, whether individuals integrate it into their self-identity influences how they deal with their health issues.
It was expected that young people's level of self-identity regarding oral health would be associated with improved oral health behaviors (Hypothesis 1).
One new aspect of this Western view on consumption is the manifestation of self-identity through the purchasing of imported products in contemporary China (Wang, 2008).
Raven Girl is strange, compelling, and disturbing; it is, perhaps, meant to disturb, with its questions raised, implicitly or explicitly, about chimeras, genetic tinkering, and self-identity.
These results suggest that motivations and factors such as self-identity and involvement with a vegetarian or vegan group can make it more likely that people will stay vegetarian or vegan.
These different methods explore the relationship between elites and development outcomes from five angles: the participation and reaction of elites to institutional creation and change, how economic changes affect elite formation and circulation, elite perceptions of national welfare, the extent to which state capacity is part of elite self-identity, and how elites interact with non-elites.
Watching over 10,000 TV commercials a year can be a powerful influence on our self-identity I applaud Victoria Brownworth for raising a controversial subject and providing a thorough, thoughtful discussion.
This sense of responsibility, or perceived ethical obligation, is connected with their endorsement of a set of internalized rules (or "norms") and acts as a "trait-like" dimension because it represents an essential part of these persons' self-identity.