Creator 

of Dialogical

Self Theory

"Among the most important and original new theories in the social sciences"

Jeffrey Arnett, Clark University (USA)

Relevant Publications

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CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION AND THE PERSONALIZATION OF DEMOCRACY

Hubert Hermans and Rob Bartels. London: Routledge, 2021.

This is an educational book based on Dialogical Self Theory (DST), written for teachers and their students at college level, full of practical exercises and research, and complemented with webtexts and quizzes to check your knowledge.

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INNER DEMOCRACY: EMPOWERING THE MIND AGAINST A POLARIZING SOCIETY

Hubert Hermans. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020.

This book introduces the new DST-based concept of "inner democracy" and investigates the psychological backgrounds of contemporary societal problems such as hate speech, authoritarianism, and divisive forms of identity politics.

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HANDBOOK OF DIALOGICAL SELF THEORY AND PSYCHOTHERAPY:  BRIDGING PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC AND CULTURAL TRADITIONS

Edited by Agnieszka Konopka, Hubert Hermans, and Miguel Goncalves. London: Routledge, 2019. 

This book contains 17 chapters from internationally recognized psychotherapists, working in diverse psychotherapeutic traditions and in different cultures, who apply the Theory in their own practice. 

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SOCIETY IN THE SELF: A THEORY OF IDENTITY IN DEMOCRACY

Hubert Hermans. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

In this book Dialogical Self Theory is further advanced and elaborates on the relationship between the self and the society at large. Moreover, the theory is applied to the democratic organization of the self.

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THE DIALOGICAL SELF THEORY IN EDUCATION: A MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

Edited by Frans Meijers and Hubert Hermans. New York: Springer, 2017.

This is the first book on DST in the field of education. It includes 13 chapters by educational specialists from different countries who apply the theory in their own research and practice.

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ASSESSING AND STIMULATING A DIALOGICAL SELF IN

GROUPS, TEAMS, CULTURES, AND ORGANIZATIONS 

Edited by Hubert Hermans. New York: Springer, 2016.

Nine new methods based on DST are presented by colleagues who have constructed these methods and applied them in their own work situation. They themselves present their methods together with numerous examples and applications. 

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HANDBOOK OF DIALOGICAL SELF THEORY

Edited by Hubert Hermans and Thorsten Gieser, Cambridge University Press, 2012. 

This book contains 27 chapters on theory, method, and practice from researchers worldwide who apply the Theory in their own country.

Join us

I invite you to become a member 

of the renewed ISDS

InternationalSociety for Dialogical Science

There is now a WORLD-WIDE OVERVIEW of colleagues doing work related to Dialogical Self Theory.

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When you have published something related to this theory, please, send to me a reference to your publication.

Upcoming

events

11th International Conference

on the Dialogical Self

 

Barcelona, June 9-12, 2021

Taking into account the latest news about the coronavirus,
as well as the health authorities’ recommendations and University policies in different countries we have decided to postpone the 2020 conference for one year.