American Dreamers: What Dreams Tell Us about the Political Psychology of Conservatives,Liberals, and Everyone Else

American Dreamers: What Dreams Tell Us about the Political Psychology of Conservatives,Liberals, and Everyone Else

by Kelly Bulkeley
     
 

Kelly Bulkeley builds on sixteen years of research involving thousands of dream reports to reveal the deepest unconscious roots of the American political landscape. Centering on ten people of different political perspectives who kept yearlong sleep and dream journals (including a cancer survivor, a lesbian horse rancher, a former Catholic priest, a young waitress,

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Overview

Kelly Bulkeley builds on sixteen years of research involving thousands of dream reports to reveal the deepest unconscious roots of the American political landscape. Centering on ten people of different political perspectives who kept yearlong sleep and dream journals (including a cancer survivor, a lesbian horse rancher, a former Catholic priest, a young waitress, and a soldier preparing for his third tour to Iraq), American Dreamers offers surprising and thought-provoking insights into the hopes, fears, and ideals that motivate our political attitudes.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807077351
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Publication date:
07/28/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Kelly Bulkeley is a visiting scholar at the Graduate Theological Union and a faculty member in the dream studies program at John F. Kennedy University. A former president of the International Association for the Study of Dreams, he is the author or editor of several books, most recently Dreaming Beyond Death: A Guide to Pre-Death Dreams and Visions, Dreams: A Reader on the Religious, Cultural, and Psychological Dimensions of Dreaming; Dreams of Healing: Transforming Nightmares into Visions of Hope; and The Wondering Brain: Thinking about Religion with and beyond Cognitive Neuroscience.

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