Toward Psychologies of Liberation (Critical Theory and Practice in Psychology and the Human Sci) (Paperback)

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Understanding that the psychological well-being of individuals is inextricably linked to the health of their communities, environments, and cultures, the authors propose a radical interdisciplinary reorientation of psychology to create participatory and dialogical spaces for critical understanding and creative restoration.

About the Author


Mary Watkins is core faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute, USA, the author of Waking Dreams, Invisible Guests: The Development of Imaginal Dialogues, co-author of Talking with Young Children about Adoption, and co-editor of Psychology and the Promotion of Peace. She works with groups to promote peacebuilding and social justice, teaching dialogical and participatory methodologies. Mary Watkins has taught cultural studies, critical race theory, and depth psychologies at several universities in the United States including Sonoma State, St. Lawrence University, and Pacifica Graduate Institute, She is a community activist, Jungian analyst, and workshop leader in liberation arts and psychologies. She has written several articles and book chapters on these subjects, and a monograph, Living at the Edge of Chaos: Complex Systems in Culture and Psyche.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230537699
ISBN-10: 0230537693
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: July 15th, 2008
Pages: 396
Language: English
Series: Critical Theory and Practice in Psychology and the Human Sci