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The Resource Encountering America : humanistic psychology, sixties culture, & the shaping of the modern self, Jessica Grogan

Encountering America : humanistic psychology, sixties culture, & the shaping of the modern self, Jessica Grogan

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Encountering America : humanistic psychology, sixties culture, & the shaping of the modern self
Title
Encountering America
Title remainder
humanistic psychology, sixties culture, & the shaping of the modern self
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Grogan
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From sensitivity training to American anxieties about wellness, identity, and purpose, a cultural historian presents a narrative of the psychology movement that reshaped American culture, profiling an array of thought leaders
Summary
From sensitivity training to American anxieties about wellness, identity, and purpose, a cultural historian presents a narrative of the psychology movement that reshaped American culture, profiling an array of thought leaders
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10165613
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
150
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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humanistic psychology, sixties culture, and the shaping of the modern self
Label
Encountering America : humanistic psychology, sixties culture, & the shaping of the modern self, Jessica Grogan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-398) and index
Contents
The problem of psychological health, American culture and psychology in the 1950s -- Common ground, the historical roots of humanistic psychology -- Higher, better leaders, the founders and founding of humanistic psychology -- Self, being, and growth people, forging a psychology of liberation, health, and growth -- Eupsychian visions, idealism, behaviorism, and the flight from the university -- Resacralizing science, humanistic science and the Old Saybrook Conference -- Spreading the news, humanistic psychology in education, business, and religion -- From the Ivory Tower to the Golden Coast, esalen and psychedelics -- The sledgehammer approach to human growth, encounter groups -- Such beauty and such ugliness, counterculture and black-white encounter -- The postmortem years, Maslow's legacy and the close of the 1960s -- A delicious look inward, consciousness raising and women's liberation -- Intellectual slippage, criticism and the theory conference of 1975 -- What remains, the lasting impact of humanistic psychology
Control code
810946108
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 412 p.
Isbn
9780061834769
System control number
(OCoLC)810946108
Label
Encountering America : humanistic psychology, sixties culture, & the shaping of the modern self, Jessica Grogan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-398) and index
Contents
The problem of psychological health, American culture and psychology in the 1950s -- Common ground, the historical roots of humanistic psychology -- Higher, better leaders, the founders and founding of humanistic psychology -- Self, being, and growth people, forging a psychology of liberation, health, and growth -- Eupsychian visions, idealism, behaviorism, and the flight from the university -- Resacralizing science, humanistic science and the Old Saybrook Conference -- Spreading the news, humanistic psychology in education, business, and religion -- From the Ivory Tower to the Golden Coast, esalen and psychedelics -- The sledgehammer approach to human growth, encounter groups -- Such beauty and such ugliness, counterculture and black-white encounter -- The postmortem years, Maslow's legacy and the close of the 1960s -- A delicious look inward, consciousness raising and women's liberation -- Intellectual slippage, criticism and the theory conference of 1975 -- What remains, the lasting impact of humanistic psychology
Control code
810946108
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 412 p.
Isbn
9780061834769
System control number
(OCoLC)810946108

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