Second-person engagement, self-alienation, and group-identification

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Second-person engagement, self-alienation, and group-identification. / Zahavi, Dan.

In: Topoi, Vol. 38, No. 1, 21.03.2019, p. 251-260.

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Zahavi, D 2019, 'Second-person engagement, self-alienation, and group-identification', Topoi, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 251-260. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11245-016-9444-6

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Zahavi, D. (2019). Second-person engagement, self-alienation, and group-identification. Topoi, 38(1), 251-260. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11245-016-9444-6

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Zahavi D. Second-person engagement, self-alienation, and group-identification. Topoi. 2019 Mar 21;38(1):251-260. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11245-016-9444-6

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Zahavi, Dan. / Second-person engagement, self-alienation, and group-identification. In: Topoi. 2019 ; Vol. 38, No. 1. pp. 251-260.

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