The Dependency Tendency: Returning to Each Other in Modern America

The Dependency Tendency: Returning to Each Other in Modern America

by Jay P. Gurian, Julia M. Gurian
     
 

Based on the thesis that dependency is a natural human behavior rooted in instinct and expressed in culture, for which all societies must make provision. Where dependency cripples the ability of the personality to function, it may be considered 'negative.' Where it serves as a continuing force in the functioning of adequate personality, dependency is a 'positive.'See more details below

Overview

Based on the thesis that dependency is a natural human behavior rooted in instinct and expressed in culture, for which all societies must make provision. Where dependency cripples the ability of the personality to function, it may be considered 'negative.' Where it serves as a continuing force in the functioning of adequate personality, dependency is a 'positive.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819127822
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
08/18/1983
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jay P. Gurian is Professor of American Studies at the University of Hawaii. Julia M. Gurian is also Professor of American Studies at the same university.

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