Toward Psychologies of Liberation available in Paperback
Understanding that the psychological well-being of individuals is inextricably linked to the health of their communities, environments, and cultures, the authors propose a radical interdisciplinary reorientation of psychology to create participatory and dialogical spaces for critical understanding and creative restoration.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Series:||Critical Theory and Practice in Psychology and the Human Sciences|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
MARY WATKINS is core faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute, USA, the author of Waking Dreams, Invisible Guests: The Development of Imaginal Dialogues, co-author of Talking with Young Children about Adoption, and co-editor of Psychology and the Promotion of Peace. She works with groups to promote peacebuilding and social justice, teaching dialogical and participatory methodologies.HELENE SHULMAN has taught cultural studies, critical race theory, and depth psychologies at several universities in the United States including Sonoma State, St. Lawrence University, and Pacifica Graduate Institute, She is a community activist, Jungian analyst, and workshop leader in liberation arts and psychologies. She has written several articles and book chapters on these subjects, and a monograph, Living at the Edge of Chaos: Complex Systems in Culture and Psyche.
Table of ContentsSeries Editor's Preface Acknowledgements Introduction PART 1: COMPASS POINTS Beyond Universalism: Local Regeneration Beyond Ideology: Dialogue Beyond Development: Liberation PART 2: PSYCHIC WOUNDS OF COLONIALISM AND GLOBALIZATION Symptoms and Psychologies in the Context of Culture From Bystanding to Engaged Witness Bystanding Pathologies of Perpetration Mourning and Witness After Collective Trauma PART 3: SPRINGS FOR CREATIVE RESTORATION Rupture and Hospitality Non-Subjects and Nomadic Consciousness Dialogue PART 4: PARTICIPATORY PRACTICES FOR REGENERATION Communities of Resistance Libertory Arts and Imagination Critical Participatory Action Research Placing Dialogical Ethics at the Center of Research Dreams of Reconciliation and Restoration Afterword Tikkun Olam : The Restoration and Repair of the World References Index