The Mask of Normalcy: Social Conformity and Its Ambiguities

The Mask of Normalcy: Social Conformity and Its Ambiguities

by George Serban (Author)
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Psychologists view well-adjusted behavior as conformity—the ability to navigate relationships and events within the framework of societal rules and regulations without undue distress. But what defines “normal?” Society’s expectations are sometimes controversial, arbitrary, or equivocal. As a result, people who have problems coping with social conformity choose between degrees of nonconformity, or hide behind a “mask of normalcy.”

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Publication date
November 27, 2013
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Page count
182
ISBN
9781412852241
Paper ISBN
9781412852692
File size
819 KB