Preserving multiple identities in an interconnected world through non-attachment to identities: A self case-study of a Buddhist social worker

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Huong Nguyen

Abstract

In this paper, Dr. Huong Nguyen, taking herself as the case study, introduces us to
the liberating power of non-attachment to identity, and how to “practice” non-attachment
to identity in an ever-increasing interconnected word. The researcher presents some of the
identities that she transitions between in her daily life as well as presenting some solutions
she has used it in her own life. She hopes her case study can provide some insights to other
people, especially young people who are increasingly exposed to the global world from a
young age and contribute to the research in preserving identities in the interconnected world
through non- attachment to identities.

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Nguyen, H. (2018). Preserving multiple identities in an interconnected world through non-attachment to identities: A self case-study of a Buddhist social worker. The Journal of International Association of Buddhist Universities (JIABU), 11(3), 311–325. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/Jiabu/article/view/219242
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Author Biography

Huong Nguyen, Global Carolina Regional Director for Vietnam and Southeast Asia University of South Carolina, USA

Assistant Professor, College of Social Work
B.A., Foreign Trade Economics, Hanoi Foreign Trade University, Vietnam
M.A., Communication, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
MSW, Social Work, University of Chicago, USA
Ph.D., Social Work, University of Chicago, USA

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