New PDF release: America on the Couch: Psychological Perspectives on American

By Pythia Peay

What lies in the back of America’s old romance with the gun? Why does it have any such bothered courting with alcohol and medication? Why is it so wedded to consumerism and so immune to the facts of weather swap? What are its enduring myths approximately individuality, freedom, and independence, and the way may we re-imagine our imaginative and prescient of the us because the “Promised Land” and “The urban at the Hill” to mirror a multiculturalism that gives “the final, top desire” for the area? In a two-decades lengthy trip during the American psyche, intensity journalist Pythia Peay has requested those and plenty of extra questions of no fewer than thirty-six of the world’s top psychologists and psychoanalysts. From Robert Jay Lifton to Marion Woodman, A. Thomas McLellan to Judith V. Jordan, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi to June Singer, and James Hillman to Mary Pipher, the thinkers in the USA at the sofa speak about violence, habit, the surroundings, capitalism and consumerism, politics and gear, and the soul of the United States. the result's a uniquely accomplished, wide-ranging, and compelling kaleidoscope of insights into the psychodynamics of a hegemon in peace and at warfare, because it confronts the shadows of the yankee century and charts its manner into an doubtful, multi-polar destiny. that includes Stephen Aizenstat, John Beebe , Bonnie vibrant, Gary S. Bobroff , Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Philip Cushman, Larry Decker, Raymond De younger, Edward Edinger, Michael Eigen, Stephen J. Foster, Charles Grob, Bud Harris, A. Chris Heath, James Hillman, Judith V. Jordan, Donald Kalsched, Robert J. Langs, Linda Schierse Leonard, Harriet Lerner, Robert Jay Lifton, A. Thomas McLellan, Thomas Moore, Ginette Paris, Mary Pipher, Ernest Rossi, Andrew Samuels, Erel Shalit, June Singer, Thomas Singer, Lawrence Staples, Murray Stein, Charles B. Strozier, Paul Wachtel, Karen B. Walant, Marion Woodman, and Luigi Zoja.

Show description

Read Online or Download America on the Couch: Psychological Perspectives on American Politics and Culture PDF

Similar social psychology & interactions books

Get The Oxford Handbook of Social Cognition (Oxford Library of PDF

Social cognition, as a box, may be characterised as a different subarea of social psychology that examines all the numerous cognitive complexities, psychological representations, and strategies implicated in interplay, in addition to an method of learning interactions within the context of the teams, cultures, and societies to which they belong.

Kommunikation: Eine interdisziplinäre Einführung (German by Mathias Blanz,Arnd Florack,Ursula Piontkowski PDF

Dieses Buch mit Beiträgen von Psychologen, Medien- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftlern bietet im ersten Teil einen ausführlichen Überblick über die theoretischen Grundlagen der verbalen und nonverbalen Kommunikation zwischen Personen und Gruppen, in Face-to-Face-Interaktionen und in unterschiedlichen Medien.

Download e-book for iPad: Addressing Loneliness: Coping, Prevention and Clinical by Ami Sha'ked,Ami Rokach

This can be a quantity on loneliness and what should be performed to deal with its discomfort. whereas so much books easily describe loneliness from one author’s standpoint, this quantity incorporates a accomplished evaluate of the literature and employs best researchers within the box talk about their very own learn findings, conclusions and medical event.

Read e-book online Cooperation Without Trust? (The Russell Sage Foundation PDF

A few social theorists declare that belief is important for the graceful functioning of a democratic society. but many contemporary surveys recommend that belief is at the wane within the usa. Does this foreshadow difficulty for the country? In Cooperation with out belief? Karen prepare dinner, Russell Hardin, and Margaret Levi argue society can functionality good within the absence of belief.

Additional resources for America on the Couch: Psychological Perspectives on American Politics and Culture

Example text

Download PDF sample

America on the Couch: Psychological Perspectives on American Politics and Culture by Pythia Peay


by Daniel
4.0

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 43 votes