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Thought Paralysis: The Virtues of Discrimination

Thought Paralysis: The Virtues of Discrimination

1st Edition

Farhad Dalal
December 31, 2012

Given the enormous struggles, efforts and money expended on the equalities enterprise, why has more progress not been made? And further, why have things actually become worse in some circumstances? It is argued this has occurred because:- The values of Equality have been bureaucratized, allowing...

Losing the Race: Thinking Psychosocially about Racially Motivated Crime

Losing the Race: Thinking Psychosocially about Racially Motivated Crime

1st Edition

Bill Dixon
December 31, 2011

Based on a two-year research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), this book explores why many of those involved in racially motivated crime seem to be struggling to cope with economic, cultural and emotional losses in their own lives. Drawing on in-depth biographical...

Relocation, Gender and Emotion: A Psycho-Social Perspective on the Experiences of Military Wives

Relocation, Gender and Emotion: A Psycho-Social Perspective on the Experiences of Military Wives

1st Edition

Sue Jervis
December 31, 2011

This book has two main aims: firstly, to provide a rare, detailed description of the use of a psychoanalytically informed, reflexive research method to achieve an in-depth understanding of social phenomena; and secondly, to throw some much needed light onto the complex, intrapsychic and...

Social Symptoms of Identity Needs: Why We Have Failed to Solve Our Social Problems and What to do About It

Social Symptoms of Identity Needs: Why We Have Failed to Solve Our Social Problems and What to do About It

1st Edition

Mark Bracher
December 31, 2009

Explains how our major social problems, including crime, violence, terrorism, war, substance abuse, and prejudice, are the result of efforts by their perpetrators to maintain a secure identity, or sense of self. It locates the root causes of these social problems and counterproductive responses in...

Researching Beneath the Surface: Psycho-Social Research Methods in Practice

Researching Beneath the Surface: Psycho-Social Research Methods in Practice

1st Edition

Simon Clarke
May 15, 2009

This book offers an overview of the rapidly expanding field of Psycho-Social research. Drawing on aspects of discourse psychology, continental philosophy and anthropological and neuro-scientific understandings of the emotions, psycho-social studies has emerged as an embryonic new paradigm in the...

Object Relations and Social Relations: The Implications of the Relational Turn in Psychoanalysis

Object Relations and Social Relations: The Implications of the Relational Turn in Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

Simon Clarke
December 31, 2008

This book has two essential aims. First, to introduce some of the key assumptions behind relational psychoanalysis to an international audience and to outline the points where this approach counters, complements, or extends existing object relations (Kleinian and Independent) traditions. Second, to...

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