The Sexual Lives of Savages

Author: Malinowski
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135033862
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This volume provides an ethnographic account of courtship, marriage and family life among the people of the Trobriand Islands.

A Psychoanalytic Exploration of Dante s The Divine Comedy

Author: David Dean Brockman
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315464209
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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David Dean Brockman connects spirituality with psychoanalysis throughout this book as he looks at Dante’s early writings, his life story and his "polysemous" classical poem The Divine Comedy. Dante wanted to create a document that would educate the common man about his journey from brokenness to growth and a solid integration of body, self, and soul. This book draws the resemblance between Dante’s poem and the "journey" that patients experience in psychoanalytic therapy. It will be the first total treatment of Dante’s work in general, and The Divine Comedy in particular, using the psychoanalytic method. This fascinating study of Dante’s The Divine Comedy will be of interest to psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, and psychiatrists, as well as those still in training. Academics and students of psychology, spirituality, religion, and literature may also be interested in Brockman’s in-depth study of Dante’s work.

Sex Gender and Society

Author: Professor Ann Oakley
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472453530
Format: PDF, ePub
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What are the differences between the sexes? That is the question that Ann Oakley set out to answer in this pioneering study, now established as a classic in the field. Now newly reissued with a substantial introduction which highlights its continuing relevance, this work will continue to inform and shape dialogues around sex and gender for a new generation of scholars and students.