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Imitation and Education
Imitation and Education (April 2008)
A Philosophical Inquiry into Learning by Example
Bryan R. Warnick - Author

Brings together current research in philosophy, cognitive science, and education to uncover and criticize the traditional assumptions of how and why we should learn through imitation.

Imitation and Education provides an in-depth reassessment of learning by example that places imitation in a larger social context. It is the first book to bring together ancient educational thought and startling breakthroughs i...(Read More)
 
 
Adolescent Lives in Transition
Adolescent Lives in Transition (May 2004)
How Social Class Influences the Adjustment to Middle School
Donna Marie San Antonio - Author

Research on the impact of social class variables on experiences of adolescents as they transition to middle school.

Addressing the issues of educational equity and social class diversity, Donna Marie San Antonio documents the challenges adolescents face when making the transition from elementary school to middle school. The book explores the values, resources, and ways of interacting that students from diverse economi...(Read More)
 
 
Cultural and Critical Perspectives on Human Development
Cultural and Critical Perspectives on Human Development (October 2001)
Martin J. Packer - Editor
Mark B. Tappan - Editor

An array of exciting new studies of child and adolescent development phenomena.

Unique in its attention to both cultural and critical perspectives, this book contributes strongly to the advance of developmental psychology beyond the cognitive-developmental paradigm that has defined the field for the past quarter century. It provides insights from critical pedagogy, cultural psychology, feminism, postmodernism, critical theory, a...(Read More)
 
 
The Subject of Lacan
The Subject of Lacan (June 2000)
A Lacanian Reader for Psychologists
Kareen Ror Malone - Editor
Stephen R. Friedlander - Editor

An accessible introduction to the psychoanalytic theories of Jacques Lacan, intended especially for American psychologists but useful to anyone interested in the work of this important thinker.

Written with the American psychological community in mind, The Subject of Lacan provides an accessible introduction to the psychoanalytic theories of Jacques Lacan. The contributors address issues and theories that define the field of psy...(Read More)
 
 
The Variety of Dream Experience
The Variety of Dream Experience (August 1999)
Expanding Our Ways of Working with Dreams, Second Edition
Montague Ullman - Editor
Claire Limmer - Editor

Explores the contributions dreams can make to our private and public lives, and outlines methods for safe and effective dream work.

The versatility of dreams-their intrinsic creativity and their healing potential-extends beyond their clinical usefulness. This versatility comes to life in the way this book's contributors have succeeded in extending dream work into the public domain--the home, the church, and the educational arena. The v...(Read More)
 
 
The Psychology of Human Possibility and Constraint
The Psychology of Human Possibility and Constraint (April 1999)
Jack Martin - Author
Jeff Sugarman - Author

Resolves the fundamental debate between cognitivists and social constructionists concerning the metaphysics of human psychology, and offers new insights into therapy, education, and creativity.
"This book provides a strong, coherent philosophy of science for psychology that builds upon and is consistent with the American pragmatic, functional tradition and the continental phenomenological, hermeneutic tradition. It provides a 'middle way'...(Read More)
 
 
The Role of Self in Teacher Development
The Role of Self in Teacher Development (December 1998)
Richard P. Lipka - Editor
Thomas M. Brinthaupt - Editor

Reflects some of the major transition points in becoming a teacher and focuses explicitly on how issues of self and identity bear on these different points.

The Role of Self in Teacher Development explores some of the major transition points in becoming a teacher and focuses explicitly on how issues of self and identity bear on these different points. The contributors examine not only pre-service teachers, but al...(Read More)
 
 
Morita Therapy and the True Nature of Anxiety-Based Disorders (Shinkeishitsu)
Morita Therapy and the True Nature of Anxiety-Based Disorders (Shinkeishitsu) (April 1998)
Shoma Morita - Author
Akihisa Kondo - Translator
Peg LeVine - Editor

The first English translation of a seminal work in a therapeutic practice that holds increasing interest for Westerners.

"Some of Morita's insights into the changeable nature of feelings and attention were ahead of his time. These insights fit well with some modern theories of how the dynamic brain works." -- Henry J. Kahn, University of California-San Francisco

This book presents the progressive na...(Read More)
 
 
Lost Subjects, Contested Objects
Lost Subjects, Contested Objects (March 1998)
Toward a Psychoanalytic Inquiry of Learning
Deborah P. Britzman - Author

1998 American Educational Studies Association, Critics' Choice Titles

A study of love and hate in learning and an argument for why educators might begin with consideration of these psychical dynamics when interpreting the conflictive dreams of education.

"Britzman is the most eloquent proponent in education today insisting on the return of the educator's attention to Freudian theory/met...(Read More)
 
 
The Primal Wound
The Primal Wound (April 1997)
A Transpersonal View of Trauma, Addiction, and Growth
John Firman - Author
Ann Gila - Author

Argues that a primal wounding of the human spirit occurs in earliest human life that disrupts fundamental relationships and leads to anxiety, loneliness, and alienation; and shows how this wounding can be redeemed through therapy and through living one's life differently.

To many of us, modern life is a headlong rush to avoid dark feelings that threaten to disrupt our lives at every turn. In order to block the surging t...(Read More)
 
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