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New Sources of Self Pergamon General Psychology Series

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ISBN-10: 1483158489

ISBN-13: 9781483158488

Edition: 1972 (Revised)

Authors: T. R. Young, Arnold P. Goldstein, Leonard Krasner

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New Sources of Self investigates the self and its origins, functions, development, and expression. A central theme in this book is that the psychobiological capacities of individuals are in the process of being replaced in ""modern"" society by the electromagnetic capacities of technology, by the decision-making and control capacities of business systems, and by the physical capacities of modern industrial machinery. Some of the consequences of this replacement are explored.This monograph is comprised of seven chapters and begins by reexamining the assumption, that self and society are intertwined and challenging the necessity of the social order being the primary source of ""human…    
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 1972
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 124
Language: English

T.R. Young is director of the Red Feather Institute for Advanced Studies in sociology and a member of the faculty at Central Michigan University. He has edited the Transforming Sociology Series for the past eighteen years.