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- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 25.00
In his foundational work The Restoration of the Self , noted psychoanalyst Heinz Kohut boldly challenges what he called “the limits of classical analytic theory” and the Freudian orthodoxy. Here Kohut proposes a “psychology of the self” as a theory in its own right—one that can stand beside the teachings of Freud and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95
This volume reflects the renewal of interest in `Self' and `Identity' among social scientists. It adopts an interdisciplinary approach to explore different perspectives across the lifespan, from the neonate to the elderly adult. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1985; US$ 54.95
This is a unique study, contuining the work of Merleau-Ponty and Heidegger, and using the techniques of phenomenology against the prevailing nihilism of our culture. It expands our understanding of the human potential for spiritual self-realization by interpreting it as the developing of a bodily-felt awareness informing our gestures and movements.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 29.95
Are scientific 'facts' about body image enough to define conceptions of normality Reassessing Experimental Psychology from a critical perspective, Sylvia Blood demonstrates how its research into Body Image can be misused and prone to misuse. Classifying women who experience distress and anxiety with food, eating and body size as suffering 'body... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95
How can a theory of the self be used to understand the psychotherapeutic process? The basic assumption of the 'dialogical self' is that there is no centralised 'headquarter' in the mind, but that the internal self is made up of a number of different 'characters'. Interpersonal relationships, from infancy onwards, become internalised - these internalised... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
People base thousands of choices across a lifetime on the views they hold of their skill and moral character, yet a growing body of research in psychology shows that such self-views are often misguided or misinformed. Anyone who has dealt with others in the classroom, in the workplace, in the medical office, or on the therapist?s couch has probably... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Exploring identity as a contemporary concern in everyday life and in the social sciences, this book focuses on how ideas about identity can be applied to organization and management studies. The contributors, all respected authorities in the field, use and develop recent philosophical thought on the nature of identity, and question the key social... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 27.00
This collection of specially commissioned essays explores key dimensions of Lacan's life and works. Lacan is renowned as a theoretician of psychoanalysis whose work is still influential in many countries. This Companion focuses on key terms in Lacan's work and will bring fresh, accessible perspectives to a formidable and influential thinker. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
The goal of Identity, Formation, Agency, and Culture is to lay the basis of a theory with which to better understand the difficulties and complexities of identity formation. It provides an extensive understanding of identity formation as it relates to human striving (agency) and social organization (culture). James E. Côté and Charles G. Levine have... more...