The Self in Transition

1 Perspectives on the Study of the Self in Transition Dante Cicchetti and Marjorie Beeghly A long and illustrious history accompanies the study of the self . In fact , the quest to understand the interrelations of the soul , the mind ...

Author: Dante Cicchetti

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226106624

Category: Psychology

Page: 399

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Twenty-four distinguished behavioral scientists present recent research on the self during the pivotal period of transition from infancy to childhood and place it in historical perspective, citing earlier work of such figures as William James, George Herbert Mead, Sigmund Freud, and Heinz Kohut. Contributors are Elizabeth Bates, Marjorie Beeghly, Barbara Belmont, Leslie Bottomly, Helen K. Buchsbaum, George Butterworth, Vicki Carlson, Dante Cicchetti, James P. Connell, Robert N. Emde, Jerome Kagan, Robert A. LeVine, Andrew N. Meltzoff, Editha Nottelmann, Sandra Pipp, Marian Radke-Yarrow, Catherine E. Snow, L. Alan Sroufe, Gerald Stechler, Sheree L. Toth, Malcolm Watson, and Dennie Palmer Wolf.

Transitions and Learning Through the Lifecourse

In different ways, then, not only do depictions of transition in both policy and research raise questions about the ... Finally, managing and supporting the self in transition raises new questions about the role of state agencies in the ...

Author: Kathryn Ecclestone

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135270995

Category: Education

Page: 240

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Like many ideas that inform policy, practice and research, ‘transition’ has many meanings. Children make a transition to adulthood, pupils move from primary to secondary school, and there is then a movement from school to work, training or further education. Transitions can lead to profound and positive change and be an impetus for new learning for some individuals and be unsettling, difficult and unproductive for others. Transitions have become a key concern for policy makers and the subject of numerous policy changes over the past ten years. They are also of interest to researchers and professionals working with different groups. Transitions and Learning Through the Lifecourse examines transitions across a range of education, life and work settings. It explores the claim that successful transitions are essential for educational inclusion, social achievement, and economic prosperity and that individuals and institutions need to manage them more effectively. Aimed primarily at academic researchers and students at all levels of study across a range of disciplines, including education, careers studies, sociology, feminist and cultural studies, this book is the first systematic attempt to bring together and evaluate insights about educational, life and work transitions from a range of different fields of research. Contributions include: The transition between home and school The effects of gender, class and age Transitions to further and higher education Transitions for students with disabilities Transitions into the workplace Learning within the workplace Approaches to managing transitions


present but also because of the durable psychic impress of the lifeworld “of Babylon” on the self. The hoopwalkers understand their work on the hoop as work on the self in transition. Many talked about addiction and trauma in their ...

Author: Bethany Wiggin

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 9781452963686

Category: Science

Page: 232

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Humanists, scientists, and artists collaborate to address the disjunctive temporalities of ecological crisis In 2016, Antarctica’s Totten Glacier, formed some 34 million years ago, detached from its bedrock, melted from the bottom by warming ocean waters. For the editors of Timescales, this event captures the disjunctive temporalities of our era’s—the Anthropocene’s—ecological crises: the rapid and accelerating degradation of our planet’s life-supporting environment established slowly over millennia. They contend that, to represent and respond to these crises (i.e., climate change, rising sea levels, ocean acidification, species extinction, and biodiversity loss) requires reframing time itself, making more visible the relationship between past, present, and future, and between a human life span and the planet’s. Timescales’ collection of lively and thought-provoking essays puts oceanographers, geophysicists, geologists, and anthropologists into conversation with literary scholars, art historians, and archaeologists. Together forging new intellectual spaces, they explore the relationship between geological deep time and historical particularity, between ecological crises and cultural expression, between environmental policy and social constructions, between restoration ecology and future imaginaries, and between constructive pessimism and radical (and actionable) hope. Interspersed among these essays are three complementary “etudes,” in which artists describe experimental works that explore the various timescales of ecological crisis. Contributors: Jason Bell, Harvard Law School; Iemanjá Brown, College of Wooster; Beatriz Cortez, California State U, Northridge; Wai Chee Dimock, Yale U; Jane E. Dmochowski, U of Pennsylvania; David A. D. Evans, Yale U; Kate Farquhar; Marcia Ferguson, U of Pennsylvania; Ömür Harmanşah, U of Illinois at Chicago; Troy Herion; Mimi Lien; Mary Mattingly; Paul Mitchell, U of Pennsylvania; Frank Pavia, California Institute of Technology; Dan Rothenberg; Jennifer E. Telesca, Pratt Institute; Charles M. Tung, Seattle U.

Travel and Transformation

Time, and in particular the concept of the self in time, is central to this production of the self: futures and memories gain ... a conscious practice of working on the self, accompanied by temporal imaginings of the self in transition.

Author: Garth Lean

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317006589

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 252

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Travel and tourism have a long association with the notion of transformation, both in terms of self and social collectives. What is surprising, however, is that this association has, on the whole, remained relatively underexplored and unchallenged, with little in the way of a corpus of academic literature surrounding these themes. Instead, much of the literature to date has focused upon describing and categorising tourism and travel experiences from a supply-side perspective, with travellers themselves defined in terms of their motivations and interests. While the tourism field can lay claim to several significant milestone contributions, there have been few recent attempts at a rigorous re-theorization of the issues arising from the travel/transformation nexus. The opportunity to explore the socio-cultural dimensions of transformation through travel has thus far been missed. Bringing together geographers, sociologists, cultural researchers, philosophers, anthropologists, visual researchers, literary scholars and heritage researchers, this volume explores what it means to transform through travel in a modern, mobile world. In doing so, it draws upon a wide variety of traveller perspectives - including tourists, backpackers, lifestyle travellers, migrants, refugees, nomads, walkers, writers, poets, virtual travellers and cosmetic surgery patients - to unpack a cultural phenomenon that has captured the imagination since the very first works of Western literature.


Many have noted the importance of normative life transitions in understanding personality change ( Cantor , 1990 ; Cantor , Norem , Niedenthal , Langston , & Brower , 1987 ) , consistency ( Caspi , 1987 ; Caspi & Bem , 1990 ; Sroufe ...



ISBN: UOM:39015024921820


Page: 136

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In both studies, the meaning of anxiety these students felt could only be predicted and understood in terms of the goals they were working on, which in turn can only be understood in terms of the particular social and developmental context in which they were operating.

Beautiful Enemies

Nothing sounds more uplifting, for example, than Emerson's key term 'selfreliance,' and so it was understood by many of ... For more on pragmatism's contradictory version of the self in the context of its “poetics of transition,” see ...

Author: Andrew Epstein

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190292713

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 376

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Although it has long been commonplace to imagine the archetypal American poet singing a solitary "Song of Myself," much of the most enduring American poetry has actually been preoccupied with the drama of friendship. In this lucid and absorbing study, Andrew Epstein argues that an obsession with both the pleasures and problems of friendship erupts in the "New American Poetry" that emerges after the Second World War. By focusing on some of the most significant postmodernist American poets--the "New York School" poets John Ashbery, Frank O'Hara, and their close contemporary Amiri Baraka--Beautiful Enemies reveals a fundamental paradox at the heart of postwar American poetry and culture: the avant-garde's commitment to individualism and nonconformity runs directly counter to its own valorization of community and collaboration. In fact, Epstein demonstrates that the clash between friendship and nonconformity complicates the legendary alliances forged by postwar poets, becomes a predominant theme in the poetry they created, and leaves contemporary writers with a complicated legacy to negotiate. Rather than simply celebrating friendship and poetic community as nurturing and inspiring, these poets represent friendship as a kind of exhilarating, maddening contradiction, a site of attraction and repulsion, affinity and rivalry. Challenging both the reductive critiques of American individualism and the idealized, heavily biographical celebrations of literary camaraderie one finds in much critical discussion, this book provides a new interpretation of the peculiar dynamics of American avant-garde poetic communities and the role of the individual within them. By situating his extensive and revealing readings of these highly influential poets against the backdrop of Cold War cultural politics and within the context of American pragmatist thought, Epstein uncovers the collision between radical self-reliance and the siren call of the interpersonal at the core of postwar American poetry.

Dimension R gionale Du Ch mage Dans Les Pays en Transition

Centre pour la coopération avec les économies européennes en transition, Stefano Scarpetta, Centre pour la coopération ... of labour market transitions in Poland; he argued that compressing the self-employed, dependent family workers, ...

Author: Stefano Scarpetta

Publisher: OECD

ISBN: STANFORD:36105016925955

Category: Europe, Eastern

Page: 546

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Unification Insights Into Marriage and Family The Writings of Dietrich F Seidel

According to Marvin Miller, immediate self-consciousness is characterized by Schleiermacher with the concept of “transition” (Ubergang).[55] In fact, the term transition attempts to describe the meeting point of the two activities of ...

Author: Jennifer P. Tanabe

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9781365698392

Category: Religion


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A collection of the writings of Dr. Dietrich F. Seidel, compiled and edited by Dr. Jennifer P. Tanabe. Dietrich Seidel was born in Austria during World War II and trained as a scientist in Vienna. Raised Catholic he later converted to Unificationism and never lost his faith in God, a faith which guided his life and illuminates his work. This selection reflects Dr. Seidel’s ability to unify and harmonize even those apparently at odds, such as science and religion and his specialty—married couples in need of counseling. In his writings on marriage and family enrichment readers will find practical advice on improving their relationship with their spouse, child rearing, making God central to their family and finding true love, all presented in an enjoyable and easy to read style. Other articles show a more scholarly form and topic, such as human nature and the love of God. Reflective pieces on his experiences as a Unificationist are also included in this collection.

Experience on the Edge Theorizing Liminality

The rite de passage is related to the dynamics of both individual and social life and characterized by three phases: separation, transition, and reincorporation. Any transition begins with a period of separation from ordinary or ...

Author: Brady Wagoner

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030831714

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

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Liminality has become a key concept within the social sciences, with a growing number of publications devoted to it in recent years. The concept is needed to address those aspects of human experience and social life that fall outside of ordered structures. In contrast to the clearly defined roles and routines that define so much of industrial work and economic life, it highlights spaces of transition, indefiniteness, ambiguity, play and creativity. Thus, it is an indispensable concept and a necessary counterweight to the overemphasis on structural influences on human behavior. This book aims to use the concept of liminality to develop a culturally and experientially sensitive psychology. This is accomplished by first setting out an original theoretical framework focused on understanding the ‘liminal sources of cultural experience,’ and second an application of concept to a number of different domains, such as tourism, pilgrimage, aesthetics, children’s play, art therapy, and medical diagnosis. Finally, all these domains are then brought together in a concluding commentary chapter that puts them in relation to an overarching theoretical framework. This book will be useful for graduate students and researchers in cultural psychology, critical psychology, psychosocial psychology, developmental psychology, health psychology, anthropology and the social sciences, cultural studies among others.