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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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
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
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grogan, Jessica
Dewey number
150.19/8
Index
index present
LC call number
BF204
LC item number
.G76 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humanistic psychology
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Encountering America : humanistic psychology, sixties culture, & the shaping of the modern self, Jessica Grogan
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 412 p.
Isbn
9780061834769
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)810946108
  • (OCoLC)ocm810946108
  • 4579-36960
  • (OCoLC)810946108
Label
Encountering America : humanistic psychology, sixties culture, & the shaping of the modern self, Jessica Grogan
Publication
Distribution
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 412 p.
Isbn
9780061834769
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)810946108
  • (OCoLC)ocm810946108
  • 4579-36960
  • (OCoLC)810946108

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