Identity

A Note From The Editor

A Note From The Editor

The term identity has come to pervade our modern discourse and a vast array of domains in the social sciences. Discussions ranging from personal identity, state identity, race, gender, and religion echo in academic institutions, online chat rooms and in daily conversation. The tense juncture in our modern politics, where identities and those to whom they belong increasingly collide, calls for us to better understand how identities work and what they constitute.