Erik Erikson Reader

Erik Erikson Reader

by Erik H. Erikson
     
 

Erik H. Erikson is recognized as one of the world’s leading figures in the field of psychoanalysis and human development. His ideas about the stages of development, the sources of identity, and the interdependence of individual growth and historical change revolutionized our understanding of the nature and course of psychological growth.  See more details below

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Erik H. Erikson is recognized as one of the world’s leading figures in the field of psychoanalysis and human development. His ideas about the stages of development, the sources of identity, and the interdependence of individual growth and historical change revolutionized our understanding of the nature and course of psychological growth.

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Booknews
With writings from Erikson's entire career, including major work from , , , and , this collection charts the influence of the noted psychologist's thinking in the areas of child psychology, development through the lifespan, leadership, and moral growth. The selections contribute to an understanding of how his ideas and writings about the stages of development, the sources of identity, and the interdependence of individual growth and historical change revolutionized understanding of the nature and course of psychological growth. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393048452
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.60(d)

What People are saying about this

Lawrence J. Friedman
One can hardly ask for more! We have here the most essential parts of Erikson's deeply penetrating and insightful publications over many decades. The collections are always on target and they are situated in a very clear and logical topical organization….
—Lawrence J. Friedman, Professor of History at Indiana University and author of Identity's Architects:A Biography of Erik H. Erikson

Meet the Author

A winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, Erik H. Erikson was renowned worldwide as teacher, clinician, and theorist in the field of psychoanalysis and human development.

Robert Coles is a child psychiatrist and writer who has spent his life doing documentary work. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts.

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