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A Bridge Over Troubled Water: Conflicts and Reconciliation by Gila Ofer

By Gila Ofer

This ebook is a compilation of papers through diverse authors, between them Vamik Volkan, Robi Friedman, John Schlapobersky, Haim Weinberg, and Michael Bucholz, with a foreword by way of Earl Hopper and an creation by means of Gila Ofer, either editor and contributor. whereas lots of the writers are crew analysts, operating within the culture of Foulkes, numerous others come from diverse notwithstanding complementary views, enriching the theoretical foundation of the learn. So, there are views, inter alia, from Bion and Cortesao. The writers symbolize varied international locations and cultures, concentrating on difficulties which are endemic to their very own localities that but have a much wider and deeper resonance. we're brought to clash and department in Bedouin society, the Roma humans residing in Greece, voters' reflective groups in Serbia, carrying on with territorial and ideological ameliorations in Israel and the middle-east, and tensions of distinction within the psychoanalytic neighborhood itself.The booklet throws gentle on a few of society's so much intractable difficulties, producing compassion and figuring out as opposed to hatred and department. If we have now often turn into cautious of desire and optimism in an embattled international, the message that reconciliation and forgiveness are attainable, and that there are sensible steps to reaching this, instead of idle desires, makes this a big publication with relevance to all these attempting to make feel of current instances and discovering their position as accountable citizens.

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