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Feeling: The emotional economy of interwar Britain

Lucy Noakes

in Dying for the Nation: Death, Grief and Bereavement in Second World War Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780719087592
eISBN:
9781526152015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135650.00006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter Two discusses the emotional economy of interwar Britain, Examining the range of different cultural texts that advised people on the management of emotions, and the desirability of restraint ... More


The Relevance of Pathological Altruism to Eating Disorders

Rachel Bachner-Melman

in Pathological Altruism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199738571
eISBN:
9780199918669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738571.003.0075
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Much anecdotal, clinical, and research evidence highlights the tendency of individuals with eating disorders to deprive themselves while satisfying others’ needs. A combination of and interaction ... More


The Gaze of Others

Philippe Rochat

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0037
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter analyzes human self-conscious psychology from the perspective of development. Human psychology is ontologically self-conscious, with an exacerbated care for reputation at its core. This ... More


Introduction: Culture in Psychoanalytic Thought

Sudhir Kakar

in Culture and Psyche: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696684
eISBN:
9780199080304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696684.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The various changes in psychoanalysis over the last 100 years can be linked to the vicissitudes of Western intellectual and social history during the twentieth century. Some analysts, including ... More


Economics, Self Psychology, and Ethics: Why Modern Economic Persons Cheat and How Self-Psychology Can Provide the Basis for a Trustworthy Economic World

John Riker

in The Global Financial Crisis and Its Aftermath: Hidden Factors in the Meltdown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199386222
eISBN:
9780199386253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386222.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that one of the underlying causes for the economic collapse of 2007–2009 was a massive amount of cheating and playing fast and loose with sound financial practices and principles ... More


The Concept of Drive in the Light of Contemporary Psychoanalytic Theorizing

Otto F. Kernberg

in Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces drives, which are seen as very individualized, displaceable, and malleable unconscious motivational systems. It is believed that self psychology may actually be considered as ... More


Wallowing in Self-Pity

Laura Otis

in Banned Emotions: How Metaphors Can Shape What People Feel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190698904
eISBN:
9780190698935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698904.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

The United States and some other Western cultures discourage adults from crying and publicly expressing pain. Metaphors for self-pity show the cultural pressures brought to bear on people who try to ... More


The Royal Government and the Courts

Jon Elster

in France before 1789: The Unraveling of an Absolutist Regime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691149813
eISBN:
9780691200927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149813.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter provides a more general discussion of the royal government. It discusses the psychology of absolute power that is utterly different from the psychology of ordinary citizens or subjects. ... More


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