In Volume 17, a series of critical appreciations of George and Louise Spindler's multidisciplinary contributions focus on homogeneity and heterogeneity in American cultural anthropology (S. Parman); the molding of American anthropology (M. Suarez); education (H. Trueba); and the uses of projective techniques in the field (R. Edgerton & G. DeVos). Additional topics include the primary process (M. Spiro); psychotherapy and culture (L. Bloom); unconscious aspects of the Arab-Israeli conflict (A. Falk); and medieval messianism and Sabbatianism (W. Meissner).
Table of Contents
1. The Lives of George and Louise Spindler, Spindler 2. The Enduring, Situated, and Endangered Self in Fieldwork: A Personal Account, Spindler 3. George and Louise Spindler and the Issue of Homogeneity and Heterogeneity in American Cultural Anthropology, Parman 4. Learning Culture: The Spindlers' Contributions to the Making of American Anthropology, Suarez-Orozco 5. Prophets with Honor: The Early Rorschach Research of George and Louise Spindler, Edgerton 6. The Spindlers as Ethnographers: The Impact of Their Lives and Works on American Anthropology, Treuba 7. The Interpersonal Self: A Level of Psychocultural Analysis, De Vos, Vaughn 8. Women's Experience: Fantasy and Culture Change, Bourguinon 9. The "Primary Process" Revisited, Spiro 10. Psychotherapy and Culture, Bloom 11. Unconscious Aspects of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Falk 12. Spirit and the Problem of Social Instincts: Exceptions to Freud's Critique of Religion, Merkur 13. Medieval Messianism and Sabbatianism, Meissner
L. Bryce Boyer, M.D., Co-Director, Center for Advanced Study of the Psychoses, San Francisco; Director, Boyer Research Institute, Berkeley; Supervising Analyst, San Francisco Institute for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California. Ruth M. Boyer, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Humanities and Science, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California.