Dialogic Formations: Investigations into the Origins and Development of the Dialogical Self (Advances in Cultural Psychology: Constructing Human Developm)

English | ISBN: 1623960371, 162396038X | 2013 | 359 Pages | PDF | 9 MB

This volume understands itself as an invitation to follow a fundamental shift in perspective, away from the self-contained 'I' of Western conventions, and towards a relational self, where development and change are contingent on otherness. In the framework of 'Dialogical Self Theory' (Hermans &

Art In Its Time: Theories and Practices of Modern Aesthetics

English | May 9, 2003 | ISBN: 0415239206 | 198 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

Art In Its Time takes a close look at the way in which art has become integral to the everyday 'ordinary' life of modern society. It explores the prevalent notion of art as transcending its historical moment, and argues that art cannot be separated from the everyday as it often provides material to represen

Personality Assessment in Police Psychology: A 21st Century Perspective

English | ISBN: 0398079153, 0398079145 | 2010 | 403 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

In recent years, personality assessment by professional psychologists has taken on an increasingly important role in the field of police work. Most importantly, personality assessment instruments have been utilized in the pre-employment psychological screening of police officer candidates. This psychological s

Immigration in Psychoanalysis: Locating Ourselves (Relational Perspectives Book Series)

English | ISBN: 0415741823, 0415741815 | 2015 | 249 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Immigration in Psychoanalysis: Locating Ourselves presents a unique approach to understanding the varied and multi-layered experience of immigration, exploring how social, cultural, political, and historical contexts shape the psychological experience of immigration, and with it the encounter between foreign-b

Donald Winnicott Today (The New Library of Psychoanalysis)

English | ISBN: 0415564883 | 2012 | 512 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

What in Winnicott's theoretical matrix was truly revolutionary for psychoanalysis?

In this book, the editor and contributors provide a rare in-depth analysis of his original work, and highlight the specifics of his contribution to the concept of early psychic development which revolutionised the theory

Affective Mapping: Melancholia and the Politics of Modernism

English | Nov. 28, 2008 | ISBN: 0674030788 | 272 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The surprising claim of this book is that dwelling on loss is not necessarily depressing. Instead, Jonathan Flatley argues, embracing melancholy can be a road back to contact with others and can lead people to productively remap their relationship to the world around them. The texts at the center of Flatley's

Transference and Countertransference: A Unifying Focus of Psychoanalysis

English | ISBN: 1855757184 | 2011 | 257 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Since Freud's initial papers on transference and countertransference, these vast and inexhaustible subjects have occupied psychoanalysts. Transference and countertransference, the essence of the patient/analyst relationship, are concepts so central to psychoanalysis that, to our minds, they transcend theoretical orien