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My Father Before Me How Fathers and Sons Influence Each Other Throughout Their Lives

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ISBN-10: 0393060608

ISBN-13: 9780393060607

Edition: 2007

Authors: Michael J. Diamond

List price: $42.00
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A powerful depiction of the unexplored reciprocal relationship between fathers and sons. For decades, mothers were thought to be the only real influence on a child. Now we recognize that the father's involvement also has a profound impact, but how sons affect their fathers is too-often overlooked. In My Father Before Me psychoanalyst Michael J. Diamond firmly establishes fatherhood as an essential event for both the son's and the father's development. With chapters analyzing the father/son relationship throughout the life cycle, and demonstrating the powerful influence between them, Diamond calls for a more inclusive notion of masculinity, thus allowing men to access parts of themselves…    
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Michael J. Diamond, PhD, is training and supervising analyst and faculty member, Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies; faculty member, Wright Institute, Los Angeles; and associate clinical professor of psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles. His major publications are on psychoanalytic technique, psychoanalytic gender theory, treatment of early trauma and dissociation, and fathering and masculinity.