Israel on the Couch: The Psychology of the Peace Process

Israel on the Couch: The Psychology of the Peace Process

by Ofer Grosbard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791456064

ISBN-13: 9780791456064

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: State University of New York Press

By applying a clinical psychologist’s insight into the Israeli-Arab conflict, Ofer Grosbard lays the foundation for a new theory and practice that espouses the use of clinical tools to promote relations between countries, religions, political parties, cultures, and different identities.  See more details below

Overview

By applying a clinical psychologist’s insight into the Israeli-Arab conflict, Ofer Grosbard lays the foundation for a new theory and practice that espouses the use of clinical tools to promote relations between countries, religions, political parties, cultures, and different identities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791456064
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
SUNY series in Israeli Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.16(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction1
1The Jewish People9
2The Dynamic of the Peace Process19
The Peace Process: A Business Negotiation or an Emotional Bond?19
The Peace Process as a Process of Emotional Growth23
Emotional Resistance to the Peace Process31
The Whole World is Against Us35
Denial of Aggression and Fear, and Its Price44
Is Our Sense of Reality Valid?52
3The Stories We Tell Ourselves, and the World, about Ourselves63
The National Anthem63
4Foreign Affairs67
Syria67
Lebanon76
The Palestinian Refugees87
A Palestinian State93
Murderers or Heroes?113
5The Arabs and Us - an Intersubjective Approach122
Arab Insult122
Arab Thinking130
Speaking to Arabs146
6The Nonconventional Threat157
Postscript182
Index187

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