The Father: Historical,Psychological and Cultural Perspectives

The Father: Historical,Psychological and Cultural Perspectives

by Luigi Zoja
     
 

ISBN-10: 1583911065

ISBN-13: 9781583911068

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Luigi Zoja views the origin and evolution of the father from a Jungian perspective. He argues that the father's role in bringing up children is a social construction that has been subject to change throughout history - and looks at the consequences of this, along with the crisis facing fatherhood today. The Father will be welcomed by people from a wide

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Luigi Zoja views the origin and evolution of the father from a Jungian perspective. He argues that the father's role in bringing up children is a social construction that has been subject to change throughout history - and looks at the consequences of this, along with the crisis facing fatherhood today. The Father will be welcomed by people from a wide variety of disciplines, including practitioners and students of psychology, sociology and anthropology, and by the educated general reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583911068
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. The Mammals: The Animals' Retreat from Fatherhood. The Sexuality of The Great Apes. The Prehistoric Horizon of the Father. The Paternal Revolution. Lucy Grows. Patriarchy and Matriarchy. The Historic Horizon of the Father. The Mythic Origins of the Father. Hector. Ulysses. The Myth of the Father as the Sole Progenitor. Aeneas. From the Roman Father, to the Son, to the French Revolution, from the French Revolution to the Industrial Revolution. The Disenchantment of War. The Reversal of the Public Father. The Voyage of the Joads. The Rarefaction of the Father. The Abdication of the Father. In Flight Toward the Past. The Abdication of the Father. In Flight Toward the Future. The Disappearance of Elevation. The Breadwinner. The Search for the Father. A Final Reflection.

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