THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Typology of the other and questions of identity and difference

2013. 2, pp. 251-264

Bicharova Mariya M.  - Ph.D. (Philology), Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 410056, Russia,,

The article is devoted to study of the problem concerning understanding the other in the context of identity and difference. Besides, the types of the other in modern society are investigated. Interaction with the other is necessary for making human identity and his attitude to himself. The appeal to the other helps an individual understand himself both apart and as some of either group. The given article is written with the support of the Russian Foundation for Humanities, project 11-33-003952 The Other in the Family.

Key words: concept the other,perception of the other,typology,tolerance,differences,self-identity