mobile personality

I’m kinda liking this Lerner dude’s take on the evolution of subjectivity through modernization. Seems to me like a way of describing factors that go into the construction of a post-structural self – one that is adaptable to both deep structure (say, culture) and structure more palpable to perception (such as microsocial interaction).


Daniel Lerner (1958): The passing of traditional society: Modernizing the Middle East. New York: MacMillan: 43-75. Contextualized here.
What does Lerner mean by

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  1. would “have” a method or would “be” a method? learning is always methodological, whether intentional or not, yes?

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