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Indian identity

By: Kakar, Sudhir.
Publisher: New Delhi Penguin Books 2007Description: xxii, 413 p.ISBN: 9780143101864.Subject(s): Identity (Psychology) - India | Ethnicity - India | Sex differences (Psychology) - India | Violence - India | Psychoanalysis and religion - India | India - Ethnic identityDDC classification: 305.800954 Summary: As a commentator on the worlds of love and hate, Indias foremost psychoanalyst Sudhir Kakar has isolated the ambivalence, peculiarly Indian, to matters as variousand connectedas sex, spirituality and communal passions. In Intimate Relations, the first of the well-known books in this edition, he explores the nature of sexuality in India, its politics and its language of emotions. The Analyst and the Mystic points out the similarities between psychoanalysis and religious healing, and The Colours of Violence is his erudite enquiry into the mixed emotions of rage and desire that inflame communalism.Source: http://www.penguinbooksindia.com/
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As a commentator on the worlds of love and hate, Indias foremost psychoanalyst Sudhir Kakar has isolated the ambivalence, peculiarly Indian, to matters as variousand connectedas sex, spirituality and communal passions. In Intimate Relations, the first of the well-known books in this edition, he explores the nature of sexuality in India, its politics and its language of emotions. The Analyst and the Mystic points out the similarities between psychoanalysis and religious healing, and The Colours of Violence is his erudite enquiry into the mixed emotions of rage and desire that inflame communalism.Source: http://www.penguinbooksindia.com/

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