Culture and Psyche: Selected Essays by Sudhir Kakar

Culture and Psyche: Selected Essays

bySudhir Kakar

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Culture and Psyche is a collection of Sudhir Kakar's essays on cultural psychology, which analyses various facets of Indian identity and sexuality through sources as diverse as case studies, Indian myths and legends, and popular cinema. The second edition of this classic includes a newintroduction and three additional essays which explore issues like riots, the psychology of Islamist terrorism, among others.

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Sudhir Kakar is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Study of World Religions, USA.
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Title:Culture and Psyche: Selected EssaysFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.31 inPublished:August 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction: Culture in Psychoanalytic ThoughtCulture and Psychoanalysis: A Personal JourneyEncounters of the Psychological Kind: Freud, Jung, and IndiaPsychoanalysis and Non-western CulturesClinical Work and Cultural ImaginationThe Maternal-Feminine in Indian PsychoanalysisMaternal Enthrallment: Two Case HistoriesThe Search for Middle Age in IndiaRumours and RiotsOn the Psychology of Islamist Terrorism