Russian Psychology: Past, Present and Future / Edition 1

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Illustrates the influence of ideology and social structures on the development of psychological theory and practice in Soviet Russia. Part I looks at the bases of Russian psychology, with chapters on its relation to work in the West and major theoretical traditions. Part II discusses the role of government intervention on the development of the field, and Part III describes the development of major fields including neuropsychology and developmental psychology. Part IV looks at psychology in society, and Part V compares the effects of ideology in the field in Russia and the US. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560723899
  • Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 1,547,036
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

ForewordS 3
Foreword 9
Preface 11
Russian and world psychology: A common origin of divergent paths 17
Metatheoretical research in Soviet psychology 39
There are no naked thoughts: Psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, and medical psychology in Russia 59
Russian psychogenetics: Sketches for the portrait 83
Psychophysiology: The old and the new 125
Neuropsychology and psychological diagnosis of abnormal development 155
The psychology of individual differences 181
The psychology of development 215
Pedagogical psychology and the development of education in Russia 251
Soviet social psychology in the eighties 293
The rise and fall of social man 337
The sunset of the empire through the eyes of a psychologist 367
The last empire: A divorce in the family of nations 395
Some concluding thoughts on ideology in two societies 435
Subject Index 451
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