Cultural Pluralism and Psychoanalysis: The Asian and North American Experience

1st Edition

Alan Roland

Published December 4, 1996
Reference - 228 Pages
ISBN 9780415914796 - CAT# RT1397

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Cultural Pluralism and Psychoanalysis explores the creative dialogue that the major psychoanalysts since Freud have had with the modern Northern European/North American culture of individualism and tries to resolve major problems that occur when psychoanalysis, with its cultural legacy of individualism, is applied to those from various Asian cultures. Roland examines the theoretical issues involved in developing a multicultural psychoanalysis, and then looks at the interface between Asian-Americans and other Americans, discussing the frequent dissonances, miscommunications, and misunderstandings that result from each coming from vastly different cultural and psychological realms.


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