Self and Society: Narcissism, Collectivism, and the Development of Morals / Edition 1

Self and Society: Narcissism, Collectivism, and the Development of Morals / Edition 1

by Drew Westen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521317703

ISBN-13: 9780521317702

Pub. Date: 11/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Proposes an interdisciplinary approach to personality and to culture and the relation between the two. Attempts to bridge the disciplinary gap in research procedures which prevents satisfactory models of either individual or collective phenomena from being constructed.  See more details below

Overview

Proposes an interdisciplinary approach to personality and to culture and the relation between the two. Attempts to bridge the disciplinary gap in research procedures which prevents satisfactory models of either individual or collective phenomena from being constructed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521317702
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. A Theory of Personality: 1. Personality theory: the three faces of psyche; 2. Emotion: a missing link between psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioural psychology?; 3. The structure and dynamics of personality; 4. The development of personality, narcissism, and moral judgment; Part II. A Theory of Culture: 5. Social theory in sociology and anthropology; 6. Societal structure and dynamics; 7. The development of collectivism and the culture ideal; Part III. Personality and Culture: A Synthesis: 8. Culture and personality: dying species or vigorous hybrid?; 9. Psychic and sociocultural structure and dynamics; 10. Personality and communitarian collectivism; 11. The psychodynamics of modernization; 12. Personality and sociocultural change; 13. Breakdown and recovery: paradigmatic processes in personal identity and cultural integration; 14. Personality and individuation; References; Index.

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