Power, Interest and Psychology: Elements of a Social Materialist Understanding of Distress

Power Interest and Psychology Elements of a Social Materialist Understanding of Distress Therapeutic psychology suggests that we are essentially self creating and able to heal ourselves emotionally This view reflects the wishful thinking necessary for the success of consumer capitalism b
  • Title: Power, Interest and Psychology: Elements of a Social Materialist Understanding of Distress
  • Author: David Smail
  • ISBN: 9781898059714
  • Page: 287
  • Format: Paperback
  • Therapeutic psychology suggests that we are essentially self creating and able to heal ourselves emotionally This view reflects the wishful thinking necessary for the success of consumer capitalism, but it does not reflect the way things are Smail examines how our experience of ourselves and our conduct can be explained in terms of the social operation of power and interTherapeutic psychology suggests that we are essentially self creating and able to heal ourselves emotionally This view reflects the wishful thinking necessary for the success of consumer capitalism, but it does not reflect the way things are Smail examines how our experience of ourselves and our conduct can be explained in terms of the social operation of power and interest.
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    2. I think I have some understanding of how the Athenians felt towards Socrates he, like Smail, was quick to find faults but rather reticent about offering solutions Infuriating Sometimes this made me feel disheartened about the prospects of ever achieving meaningful change, whether on a personal individual level or on a societal global level The overwhelming forces of power and interest outlined by Smail are so monumental and seemingly impervious to challenge that his exhortation that It is incumb [...]

    3. I was shocked to learn that he had passed in August 2014 I had the great fortune to have an email connection with David Smail, whose books and other writings were and continue to be a tremendous help to me personally, and have been decisively formative in my own world view I hope his ideas, and especially his expression of them, continue to give readers hope and support.David Smail wrote about the devastating effects of the social environment capitalism on the human psyche in a way that was uni [...]

    4. Eminently sensible alternative to most other psycho therapeutic prescriptive tomes currently found on self help bookshelves.

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