America on the Couch: Psychological Perspectives on American by Pythia Peay PDF

By Pythia Peay

ISBN-10: 159056488X

ISBN-13: 9781590564882

What lies at the back of America’s ancient romance with the gun? Why does it have this kind of bothered dating with alcohol and medicine? Why is it so wedded to consumerism and so immune to the proof of weather switch? What are its enduring myths approximately individuality, freedom, and independence, and the way may perhaps we re-imagine our imaginative and prescient of the us because the “Promised Land” and “The urban at the Hill” to mirror a multiculturalism that gives “the final, most sensible wish” for the realm? In a two-decades lengthy trip in the course of the American psyche, intensity journalist Pythia Peay has requested those and plenty of extra questions of no fewer than thirty-six of the world’s major psychologists and psychoanalysts. From Robert Jay Lifton to Marion Woodman, A. Thomas McLellan to Judith V. Jordan, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi to June Singer, and James Hillman to Mary Pipher, the thinkers in the US at the sofa talk about violence, dependancy, the surroundings, capitalism and consumerism, politics and gear, and the soul of the US. the result's a uniquely finished, wide-ranging, and compelling kaleidoscope of insights into the psychodynamics of a hegemon in peace and at warfare, because it confronts the shadows of the yankee century and charts its approach into an doubtful, multi-polar destiny. that includes Stephen Aizenstat, John Beebe , Bonnie brilliant, Gary S. Bobroff , Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Philip Cushman, Larry Decker, Raymond De younger, Edward Edinger, Michael Eigen, Stephen J. Foster, Charles Grob, Bud Harris, A. Chris Heath, James Hillman, Judith V. Jordan, Donald Kalsched, Robert J. Langs, Linda Schierse Leonard, Harriet Lerner, Robert Jay Lifton, A. Thomas McLellan, Thomas Moore, Ginette Paris, Mary Pipher, Ernest Rossi, Andrew Samuels, Erel Shalit, June Singer, Thomas Singer, Lawrence Staples, Murray Stein, Charles B. Strozier, Paul Wachtel, Karen B. Walant, Marion Woodman, and Luigi Zoja.

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