Author Archives: John Rowan

Book Review: Dialogical Self Theory: Positioning and Counter-positioning in Globalizing Society

August 2011 / Book Reviews

Hubert Hermans & Agnieszka Hermans-Konopka (2010)/ Dialogical Self Theory: Positioning and Counter-positioning in Globalizing Society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

John Rowan

This is a brilliant book which would be of interest to Integral people for three reasons: although it does not have a concept of levels, it does range over all four quadrants of the AQAL model; it uses second-tier thinking throughout; and it is firmly research-based.

The first chapter takes us on to the international …