Child’s Identity from the Perspective of Cultural Diversity

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The text points to the problem of creating an identity in a culturally diverse space. Reference is made to the mechanisms of creating identity from the postmodern perspective and to the problem of location and dislocation of identity. At present, the identity of a child is determined by the idea of a nomadic becoming. Against this background, there are new cognitive and research perspectives. In the studies undertaken, the questions asked concerned the importance of everyday experiences in creating an identity, and the extent to which a six-yearold is aware of his embodied and rooted experience. The obtained results enabled the identivcation of three groups of experiences of children situated in the individually constructed, as well as the culturally and socially convrmed, locale.