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Cultures and Identities in Transition: Jungian PerspectivesCultures and Identities in Transition returns to the roots of analytical psychology, offering a thematic approach which looks at personal and cultural identities in relation to Jung’s own identity and the identities of contemporary Jungians. The book begins with two clinical studies, representing a meeting point between the traditional praxis of Jungian analysis, on the one side, and the current zeitgeist, world events and collective anxieties as impacting on persons in therapy, on the other….

Fassbinder's Germany: History, Identity, Subject (Amsterdam University Press - Film Culture in Transition)Rainer Werner Fassbinder is one of the most prominent and important authors of post-war European cinema. Thomas Elsaesser is the first to write a thoroughly analytical study of his work. He stresses the importance of a closer understanding of Fassbinder’s career through a re-reading of his films as textual entities. Approaching the work from different thematic and analytical perspectives, Elsaesser offers both an overview and a number of detailed readings of crucial films, while also providing a…

Social Change and Psychosocial Adaptation in the Pacific Islands: Cultures in Transition (International and Cultural Psychology)The history of the Pacific Islands is noted for great upheavals, from colonization to tribal warfare, natural disasters to nuclear testing. More recently, political change, increasing technology and urbanization, and conflict between traditional and Western cultures have led to considerable social problems in the region. Substance and alcohol abuse, violence, cultural displacement, and suicide bring uncertainty to day-to-day life and stretc…

Identities in Transition: The Growth and Development of a Multicultural TherapistIdentities in Transition is a book about the growth and development of a multicultural therapist/analyst. Hailing from all around the world (Argentina, England, Egypt, India, Israel, Iran, Lebanon, New Zealand, Mexico, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Poland), the contributing therapists share their personal stories of clinical minds at work. The factors that inform them are varied and diverse, shaped by their histories of immigration and professional training. Insightful and thought provoking, their explo…

Church, Religion And Society In Early Modern SpainThe early modern Spanish Church has long been associated with religious and racial intolerance, the brutality of the Inquisition, the repression of intellectual and spiritual freedom, and the fervour and fanaticism that underpinned Spanish imperialism.However, behind Spain’s identification with orthodoxy, regulation and discipline in religious life, there lay a contrasting image that modern historians have only recently begun to explore. Helen Rawlings argues convincingly that there is now suff…

Semiotics of Peasants in Transition: Slovene Villagers and Their Ethnic Relatives in America (Sound and Meaning: The Roman Jakobson Series in Linguistics and Poetics)In Semiotics of Peasants in Transition Irene Portis-Winner examines the complexities of ethnic identity in a traditional Slovene village with unique ties to an American city. At once an investigation into a particular anthropological situation and a theoretical exploration of the semiotics of ethnic culture—in this case a culture permeated by transnational influences—Semiotics of Peasants in Transition describes the complex relationships that have existed between and among the villagers rema…

Full Circles, Overlapping Lives: Culture and Generation in TransitionIn Semiotics of Peasants in Transition Irene Portis-Winner examines the complexities of ethnic identity in a traditional Slovene village with unique ties to an American city. At once an investigation into a particular anthropological situation and a theoretical exploration of the semiotics of ethnic culture—in this case a culture permeated by transnational influences—Semiotics of Peasants in Transition describes the complex relationships that have existed between and among the villagers rema…

Brian Friel's Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2006 im Fachbereich Anglistik – Literatur, Note: 2,0, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg (Institut für Fremdsprachliche Philologien), Veranstaltung: Literature – Contemporary Irish Drama, 30 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Wie im vergangenen Literatur-Hauptseminar zur Umwandlung, Geschichte und Reformation der irischen Dramen deutlich wurde, hat es gerade im Verlauf der letzten Jahrzehnte eine Revolution im Denken und Wirken irischer…

Transitions: Development Through Symbolic Resources (Advances in Cultural Psychology) A volume in Advances in Cultural Psychology: Constructing Human Development Series Editor: Jaan Valsiner, Clark UniversityWhat do young people do with the novels they read, the films they see, the music they hear and sing? How do these cultural products act as ‘symbolic resources’ in the process of development? And what can we, as researchers, learn by studying people’s uses of fiction? This monograph approaches development through the study of transitions and the processes of exploratio…

Rewriting Black Identities: Transition and Exchange in the Novels of Toni Morrison (Nouvelle poétique comparatiste / New Comparative Poetics)This book received a Toni Morrison Society Recognition Award The complexity of African-American identities is a central concern in Toni Morrison’s writing. Speaking of «the enormous layers of lives that [black Americans] live,» she has commented that «If I examine those layers, I don’t come up with simple statements.» Drawing on relevant areas of feminist, poststructuralist and race-related theory, this study explores aspects of that complexity, encompassing all eight of her novels to da…