BOOKS RECEIVED: Frederick Crews, “Freud: The Making of an Illusion” (Henry Holt, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Since the 1970s, Sigmund Freuds scientific reputation has been in an accelerating tailspin;but nonetheless the idea persists that some of his contributions were visionary discoveries of lasting value. Now, drawing on rarely consulted archives,… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Jung, C. G., (Meredith Sabini, ed.), “C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life” (North Atlantic Books, 2016)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley While never losing sight of the rational, cultured mind, Jung speaks for the natural mind, source of the evolutionary experience and accumulated wisdom of our species. Through his own example, Jung shows how healing… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Alexa Weik von Mossner, “Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative explores our emotional engagement with environmental narrative. Focusing on the American cultural context, Alexa Weik von Mossner develops an ecocritical approach that draws on the insights of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: David Prendergast and Chiara Garattini, eds., “Aging and the Digital Life Course” (Berghahn, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Across the life course, new forms of community, ways of keeping in contact, and practices for engaging in work, healthcare, retail, learning and leisure are evolving rapidly. Breaking new ground in the study of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Jennifer Randles, “Proposing Prosperity?: Marriage Education Policy and Inequality in America” (Columbia UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley “Fragile families”―unmarried parents who struggle emotionally and financially―are one of the primary targets of the Healthy Marriage Initiative, a federal policy that has funded marriage education programs in nearly every state. These programs, which… Read More
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