Love In A Time Of Hate
by Nancy Caro Hollander
Rutgers University Press, 1997
eISBN: 978-0-8135-6907-9 | Cloth: 978-0-8135-2425-2
Library of Congress Classification RC451.4.P57H65 1997
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.8521

ABOUT THIS BOOK | AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY
ABOUT THIS BOOK
"First, we are going to kill all of the subversives; then their collaborators; then their sympathizers; then the indifferent; and finally, the timid". -- General Iberico Manuel Saint-Jean, governor of Buenos Aires province, 1977Nancy Caro Hollander profiles ten Argentine, Chilean, and Uruguayan psychologists and psychoanalysts who experienced firsthand, and later strove to comprehend, the crushing political and social oppression that occurred under the military dictatorships in these countries during the 1970s and 1980s.She recounts how psychoanalysts employed what she calls "liberation psychology" to understand the systematic exploitation suffered by the populace under fiercely repressive regimes and then to help themselves and others to confront and survive a culture of intimidation, coercion, and torture. As Hollander writes in the introduction, the men and women profiled "have striven to understand the interrelationship between alienated personal existence and social relations, between individual anomie and social oppression, and between individual mental health and collective empowerment".-- Introduction to liberation psychology, a new psychological methodology.-- Examination of psychological effects of state terror.

See other books on: Love | Mental health | Political persecution | Political refugees | Time
See other titles from Rutgers University Press
Nearby on shelf for Internal medicine / Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry / Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system: