Menendez Domingo, Ramon
Ramon Menendez Domingo is a sociology PhD candidate at La Trobe University, Australia. He is interested in the study of authenticity as a cultural phenomenon; particularly, he studies how culture can shape the way individuals think about their authentic selves. His research draws on different disciplines such as sociological social psychology, cultural sociology, sociology of emotions, qualitative and quantitative studies on identity, and mixed methods.
ArticlesIntroductionThis paper explores the different meanings that individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds associate with being authentic. It builds on previous research (Menendez 11) that found quantitative differences in terms of the meanings individuals from Eastern and Western backgrounds tend to associate with being authentic. Using qualitative analysis, it describes in more...Read more