Nancy Chodorow and The Reproduction of Mothering: Forty Years On

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This new book, edited by Petra Bueskens, a psychotherapist and an Honorary Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and published by Palgrave in 2021, revisits Nancy Chodorow’s groundbreaking and highly influential 1978 book The Reproduction of Mothering. This publication brings together an original essay from Nancy Chodorow Women Mother Daughters: The Reproduction of Mothering After...

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Ten Big Bets: Transforming Education During the Pandemic and Beyond

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Ten Big Bets: Transforming Education During the Pandemic and Beyond (PEAR and Clover Press, 2020) is a new book by BPSI Psychoanalyst and Faculty Member, Gil G. Noam, PhD. The global pandemic has thrown schooling into disarray. Teachers, parents, and children alike face uncertainty, while distance learning strains the human connections that make schooling meaningful. In this book, noted Harvard psychologist and educator Dr. Gil Noam reminds the...

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The Analyst as Storyteller

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The Analyst as Storyteller / El Analista como Narrador (IPBooks, 2021), is a recently published collection of 30 stories in their original languages, as well as in English and Spanish, edited by a BPSI Member, Cordelia Schmidt-Hellerau, PhD. Contributors include: Viviane Auzias (France), Fabio Castriota (Italy), Nicolás Correa (Chile), Georges Gachnochi (France), Bertha Gamarra (Columbia), Christopher Gibson (Sweden), Christa Hoffmann...

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Journal Articles and Book Chapters by BPSI Authors

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Steven H. Cooper, PhD (2021). Donald Winnicott and Stephen Mitchell’s Developmental Tilt Hypothesis Reconsidered. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 31(3), 355-370. Elsa Ronningstam, PhD (2021). Cultural Function and Psychological Transformation of Silence in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. In Dimitrijevic, A. and Buchholz, M.B., eds. (2021). Silence and Silencing in Psychoanalysis: Cultural, Clinical, and Research Perspectives. Routledge, pp....

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Conversations with Donald Hall

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Conversations with Donald Hall (University Press of Mississippi, 2021), a new book co-edited by BPSI Candidate Member, John Martin-Joy, MD, offers a unique glimpse into the creative process of a major American poet, writer, editor, anthologist, and teacher. The volume probes in depth Hall’s evolving views on poetry, poets, and the creative process over a period of more than sixty years. Donald Hall (1928–2018) reveals vivid, funny, and moving...

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Empathy Diaries: A Memoir

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The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir (Penguin Press, 2021), a new book by BPSI Affiliate Scholar Member, Sherry Turkle, PhD, ties together her personal story with her groundbreaking research on technology, empathy, and ethics. In this vivid and poignant narrative, Turkle ties together her coming-of-age and her pathbreaking research on technology, empathy, and ethics. Growing up in postwar Brooklyn, Turkle searched for clues to her...

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