1st Edition

The Social Unconscious in Persons, Groups, and Societies
Volume 2: Mainly Foundation Matrices

ISBN 9781782201854
Published November 16, 2015 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

This book is concerned with the study of myths, which are an important element in the cultural dimension of the foundation matrices of all societies. It focuses on topics such as transmission, the foundation matrix, the social unconscious, totalitarianism, massification, and identity formation.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Myths -- Born with a knife in their hearts: transmission, trauma, identity, and the social unconscious -- Further thoughts about the foundation matrix, the social unconscious, and the collective unconscious: the myth of the Tower of Babel -- Aspects of the social unconscious reflected in traditional folktales: the case of the Druze community in Israel -- Foundation Matrices -- The German social unconscious: second generation perpetrator symptoms in organisations and groups -- Psychoanalytic view of the totalitarian mentality: the case of the Czech experience -- Contemporary manifestations of the social unconscious in Japan: post trauma massification and difficulties in identity formation after the Second World War -- The Irish social unconscious in relation to disability -- Reflections upon Brazilian social unconscious

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