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Inner World : a psychoanalytic study of childhood and society in India

By: Kakar, Sudhir.
Publisher: New Delhi Oxford University Press 2012Edition: 4th ed.Description: xx, 272 p.ISBN: 9780198077152.Subject(s): General | Personality and culture - India | Child psychology - India | Psychoanalysis and culture - India | Hinduism - PsychologyDDC classification: 155.4 Summary: Hailed as the best application of psychoanalysis to Indian culture, The Inner World looks closely at social roles, traditional values, and customs to reveal important aspects of Indian society, myths, rituals, fables, and arts. Over the years, the book has continued to influence many: from students and scholars of social psychology, cultural studies, and sociology to anybody interested in the psychology of Indian imagination. With a new prologue by the author, this Oxford India Perennials edition bears testimony to the book's enduring popularity since its first publication in 1978.
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Hailed as the best application of psychoanalysis to Indian culture, The Inner World looks closely at social roles, traditional values, and customs to reveal important aspects of Indian society, myths, rituals, fables, and arts. Over the years, the book has continued to influence many: from students and scholars of social psychology, cultural studies, and sociology to anybody interested in the psychology of Indian imagination. With a new prologue by the author, this Oxford India Perennials edition bears testimony to the book's enduring popularity since its first publication in 1978.

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