From December, 2019

Identity and mobility

Identity is a vastly debated topic in our everyday conversations with family and friends. It often comes up in academic discussions, to name a few, of politics, gender, class and race. What is identity? What makes it so important and what happens to it when individuals move across borders is the theme of discussion of this essay. The British sociologist Kath Woodward defines identity as something that “is always related to the world we live in” (Woodward, 2017). Identity is what makes one the same. Woodward argues that for this sameness to exist, there needs to be an other or…