Description - Postmodern Psychologies, Societal Practice, and Political Life by Lois Holzman
This volume brings together a group of respected contributors to the postmodern debate in psychology. Their chapters reflect on achievements and limitations of attempts to develop postmodern approaches to psychology. The essays are interactive, reflective and the authors are often in active debate. This volume introduces the general reader to such topics as Marxist and feminist psychology, social constructivism and deconstructivism.
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Author Biography - Lois Holzman
Lois Holzman is director of educational programs at the East Side Institute for Short Term Psychotherapy in New York. Her research and writing deal with developmental/performance-oriented approaches in psychology and education. Among her publications are Performing Psychology: A Postmodern Culture of the Mind (editor) and Schools for Growth: Radical Alternatives to Current Educational Models. John Morss is currently Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Cultural Risk Research, Charles Sturt University, New South Wales. He is the author of The Biologising of Childhood and Growing Critical: Alternatives to Developmental Psychology. He contributed on Psychology to the Routledge Encyclopedia of Postmodernism (in press).