Archetypal Explorations

An Integrative Approach to Human Behavior
Author: Richard M. Gray
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415121170
Category: Psychology
Page: 309
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Archetypal Expressions is a fresh approach to one of Jung's best-know and most exciting concepts. Richard M. Gray uses archetypes as the basis for a new means of interpreting the world and lays the foundations of what he terms an "archetypal sociology". Jung's ideas are combined with elements of modern biology and systems theory to explore the basic human experiences of life, which recur through the ages. Revealing the implicitly cross-cultural and interdisciplinary nature of Jungian Psychology, Archetypal Explorations represents a significant contribution to the literature of archetypes and integrative approaches to human behaviour.

Understanding Human Resource Development

A Research-based Approach
Author: Jim McGoldrick,Jim Stewart,Sandra Watson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134589433
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 432
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This edited volume contains original chapters by some of the leading researchers and writers in HRD. It provides a definitive work on the design and conduct of research in HRD and identifies and examines the possibilities and limitations of particular methods and techniques. Emerging debates on the purpose, nature and practice and theoretical base of HRD are examined. Each chapter is structured with: * Statement of aims * Description of theoretical and empirical context^ * Identification and examination of methodological issues * Description and evaluation of research design * Critical analysis and evaluation * Key learning points

Archetype Revisited

An Updated Natural History of the Self
Author: Anthony Stevens
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135454248
Category: Psychology
Page: 400
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Archetype: A Natural History of the Self, first published in 1982 was a ground-breaking book; the first to explore the connections between Jung's archetypes and evolutionary disciplines such as ethology and sociobiology, and an excellent introduction to the archetypes in theory and practical application as well. C.G. Jung's 'archetypes of the collective unconscious' have traditionally remained the property of analytical psychology, and have commonly been dismissed as 'mystical' by scientists. But Jung himself described them as biological entities, which, if they exist at all, must be amenable to empirical study. In the work of Bowlby and Lorenz, and in recent studies of the bilateral brain, Dr Anthony Stevens has discovered the key to opening up this long-ignored scientific approach to the archetypes, originally envisaged by Jung himself. At last, in a creative leap made possible by the cross-fertilisation of several specialist disciplines, psychiatry can be integrated with psychology, with ethology and biology. The result is an immensely enriched science of human behaviour. In this revised, updated edition, Anthony Stevens considers the enormous cultural, social and intellectual changes that have taken place in the past 20 years, and includes: * An updated chapter on The Archetypal Masculine and Feminine, reflecting recent research findings and developments in the thinking of feminists * Commentary on the intrusion of neo-Darwinian thinking into psychology and psychiatry * Analysis of what has happened to the archetype in the past 20 years in terms of our understanding of it and our responses to it

Critical Approaches to Young Adult Literature

Author: Kathy Howard Latrobe,Judy Drury
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 311
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Explores various facets of creating a vibrant YA reading community such as inquiry-based learning, promoting and motivating reading, collection management, understanding multiple intelligences, accepting diverse beliefs, and acting as a change agent to name a few.

Creating Theatrical Dreams

A Taoist Approach to Molander's, Bergman's and Wilson's Productions of Strindberg's A Dream Play
Author: Jai-Ung Hong
Publisher: N.A
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 379
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This is a Ph.D. dissertation. The aim of this dissertation is to explore the Tao of theater through the study of the productions of Strindberg's A Dream Play on stage. For the purpose of understanding these dynamic relationships Taoism is used and especia

The Staging and Transformation of Gender Archetypes in A Midsummer Night's Dream, M. Butterfly, and A Kiss of the Spider Woman

Author: Mira Wiegmann
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780773468917
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 279
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This study employs Jungian and post-Jungian hermeneutics to address psychological, social and political perspectives in A Midsummer Night's Dream, M. Butterfly, and Kiss of the Spider Woman. It should be of interest to theatre scholars and practitioners and scholars of popular culture.

Jung and Education

Elements of an Archetypal Pedagogy
Author: Clifford Mayes
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781578862542
Category: Education
Page: 207
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Here, author Clifford Mayes offers his unique perspective on how Jungian ideas and techniques for psycho-spiritual discovery and growth play out concretely in a wide variety of educational contexts. In this book, he draws together over seven years of research to extensively and systematically outline the educational consequences of Jungian psychology.

Inside Education

Depth Psychology in Teaching and Learning
Author: Clifford Mayes
Publisher: Atwood Publications
Category: Archetype (Psychology)
Page: 234
View: 1980

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Education has to do with the mind and spirit of both the learner and the teacher. Those who teach know this instinctively. Yet many of the processes and mandates required in education, at all levels, fail to consider this most basic condition of the learning environment. Mayes, as an educator and therapist, examines the teaching/learning project through the lens of Depth Psychology because he believes that it offers the best possibility for examining the non-quantifiable dimensions of the student/teacher/ learning situation. Depth Psychology, rooted in the work of Carl Jung, offer the educator a very human and humane way to frame interactions with learners.

Looking Into Chaos

Perceptions, Interactions, and Strategies of Disaffected Male Undergraduates
Author: Carole Faye Laxton Robinson
Publisher: N.A
Category: Alienation (Social psychology)
Page: 654
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Approaches to Art Therapy

Theory and Technique
Author: Judith Aron Rubin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135842159
Category: Psychology
Page: 384
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The second edition of the highly successful 1987 book brings together the varied theoretical approaches to art therapy, and provides a variety of solutions to the challenge of translating theory to technique. In each chapter, the esteemed contributors, experts in the approach of the particular chapter, provide a definition of and orientation to the specific theory or area of emphasis, showing its relevance to art therapy. Clinical examples and nearly 100 illustrations are employed as the authors present the creative and effective treatment of patients. In addition to the strength of the theoretical overview, this new edition offers many new chapters including those on cognitive-behavioral therapy and person-centered therapy. The text is divided into five sections: psychodynamic approaches; humanistic approaches; psycho-educational approaches; systemic approaches; and integrative approaches. Commentaries by well known art therapists follow each section of the book. Art therapists at all levels, as well as any mental health professional utilizing art in their clinical work, will find this new edition of value and interest.

Von Freud zu Jung

Eine vergleichende Studie zur Psychologie des Unbewussten
Author: Liliane Frey-Rohn
Publisher: Daimon
ISBN: 3856307400
Category: Psychology
Page: 456
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Die Grundideen von Freud und Jung werden in ihrer historischen Entwicklung beleuchtet und zentrale Begriffe der beiden Pioniere werden einander gegenübergestellt. Die Autorin ermöglicht mit ihrer Analyse nicht nur einen guten Überblick über Denkweise, Konzepte und Modelle von Freud und Jung, sondern auch ein vertiefteres Verständnis der Verschiedenartigkeit ihrer Theorien. Ihr Werk ist eine ausgezeichnete Einführung in die Lehren von Freud und Jung, eine fundierte vergleichende Forschung zu den Theorien des Unbewussten, ein wertvoller Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte der Psychologie. "Ein wirklich schlüssiger Beitrag, der auf große Kennerschaft gestützt über ein kategorisierendes Denken weit hinausweist." - Deutsches Ärzteblatt

Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge

Author: William Haviland,Harald Prins,Bunny McBride,Dana Walrath
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133957420
Category: Social Science
Page: 480
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Explore the most fascinating, creative, dangerous, and complex species alive today: you and your neighbors in the global village. With compelling photos, engaging examples, and select studies by anthropologists in far-flung places, the authors of CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: THE HUMAN CHALLENGE provide a holistic view of anthropology to help you make sense of today’s world. With this text you will discover the different ways humans face the challenge of existence, the connection between biology and culture in the shaping of human beliefs and behavior, and the impact of globalization on peoples and cultures around the world. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Die Grenzen des Denkens

wie wir sie mit System erkennen und überwinden können
Author: Donella H. Meadows,Diana Wright
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783865811998
Page: 238
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Anschauliche und leicht verständliche Einführung in das Gebiet komplexer Systeme, die es überall in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft sowie in den Naturwissenschaften gibt.

The Transforming Leader

New Approaches to Leadership for the Twenty-first Century
Author: Carol Pearson
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1609941209
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 294
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The Transforming Leader is written for people who strive to make a positive difference in the world. The book was conceived by the Fetzer Institute's Leadership for Transformation project in collaboration with the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership and the International Leadership Association. As part of the process that led to the book, the project's Stewardship Team held three retreats that brought together internationally known leaders, leadership educators, and theorists to sit in dialogue reflecting on three questions: How can we explore a variety of approaches to creating a bridge between our inner life and outer action for transformational effect? What is the commonality among these divergent approaches? And what of this can help you or me be an agent of transformation in a world on the edge of either destruction or renewal? The leaders and leadership experts contributing to the book, many of whom participated in the dialogues, consistently stress their own experience that it is not just what a leader does that matters, or what they know about human beings, their motivations and ways of behavior, but who that leader is inside: How alive they are, how balanced, how healthy, how passionate, how aware, how engaged, how compassionate, how energized - how they connect with their deeper and wiser selves. Based on cutting edge leadership thinking and practice, the 20 essays that make up the work explore the many paths and lessons leaders can take to access the best parts of themselves and meet the challenges of today's world.