Toward Psychologies of Liberation

Toward Psychologies of Liberation

by M. Watkins, H. Shulman

Hardcover(2008)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230537682
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 07/15/2008
Series: Critical Theory and Practice in Psychology and the Human Sciences
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 380
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

MARY WATKINS is a core faculty and coordinator of Community and Ecological Fieldwork and Research in the MA/PhD Depth Psychology Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, USA. She is a clinical and development psychologist who has worked both in a wide variety of clinical settings and with groups on issues of peace, diversity, social justice, and the envisioning of community and cultural transformation. She is the author of Waking Dreams, Invisible Guests: The Development of Imaginal Dialogues, co-author of Talking with Young Children about Adoption, and essays on the confluence of depth and liberation psychologies.

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 Contents

Series 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 at the Center of Research
• Dreams of Reconciliation and Restoration
• Afterword Tikkun Olam: The Restoration and Repair of the World
* References
• Index

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