Post-Soviet Perspectives On Russian Psychology

Post-Soviet Perspectives On Russian Psychology


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313287961
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/19/1996
Series: Contributions in Psychology Series , #31
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)
Lexile: 1380L (what's this?)

About the Author

VERA A. KOLTSOVA is Head of the Laboratory of the History of Psychology and Historical Psychology of the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

YURI N. OLEINIK is Dean of the faculty of psychology of the Youth Institute in Moscow and senior scientist of the Laboratory of the History of Psychology and Historical Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

ALBERT R. GILGEN is Professor of Psychology at the University of Northern Iowa and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the American Association of Applied and Preventative Psychology. His most recent book is Chaos Theory in Psychology coedited with Frederick David Abraham (Greenwood Press, 1995).

CAROL K. GILGEN has a background in Russian and political science./e She is the coeditor, with her husband Albert Gilgen, of the International Handbook of Psychology (Greenwood Press, 1987).

Table of Contents


Introductory Section

Historical Background, Analytical Overview and Glossary by Albert R. Gilgen and Carol K. Gilgen

Russian Psychology at Present by Yuri Oleinik

Ideological and Scientific Discourse in Soviet Psychological Science by Vera Koltsova

Social Utopias and Knowledge Construction in Psychology by Jaan Valsiner

Societal Changes and Psychological Theory: The Russian Case by Antti Eskola and Klaus Weckroth

Perspectives Focused on the 1985-1994 Period

Soviet Psychology, Perestroika, and the Human Factor: 1985-1991 by Richard E. Rawles

Understanding the Other Order of Things by Natsha E. Filatova

The Institute of Psychology Revisited by David I. Bishop and Robert L. Solso

The American Psychological Association's Initiatives in the Former Soviet Republic of Russia: Where Do We Go from Here? by Dennis Nissim-Sabat

Russian Psychology and the "New Capitalism" by Robert L. Solso

Major Theoretical Viewpoints and Issues: Vygotsky, Rubinstein, Leontiev and Others

Marxism in Soviet Psychology: The Social Role of Russian Science by M. G. Yaroshevsky

Theory in Soviet Psychology: Major Dynamics by Ksenija Alexandrovna Abulkhanova-Slavskaya and Andrei Vladimirovich Brushlinsky

A Chinese Perspective on Leontiev's Theory of Personality by Ye Hao Sheng

The Crisis in Psychology and its Russian Dimensions by Dimitar D. Vasilev

Of Russians and Russia by Karl H. Pribram

The Reflection of Soviet Psychology in East German Psychological Practice by William R. Woodward and Steven C. Clark

Perspectives on Specific Fields or Areas of Psychology

Comments on the History of Psychoanalysis in Russia by B. Tugaybayeva

A Social History of Russian Industrial Psychology in the 1920s and 1930s by O. G. Noskova

Ethnic Psychology in Soviet Russia by Arkadi Medvedev

Is There a Comparative Psychology in the Future of the Former Member Nations of the USSR? by Ethel Tobach


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