Date of Submission
Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2015 Jessica Jin
This project explores the delicate balance between individual identity and collective identity as both formal and informal constructs. It narrates the struggle of defining one’s personal identity amidst the powerful social and cultural forces that attempt to prescribe norms and values. In response to this tension between individual values and cultural norms, this work asks: When faced with corrosive cultures, how does the individual shield him or herself from the powerful and often subconscious social power that acts upon us? How can this experience be better understood and navigated?
Jin, Jessica, "Corrosive Culture and the Individual" (2016). CMC Senior Theses. 1215.
This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.