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Social Amnesia: A Critique Of Contemporary Psychology

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Russell Jacoby defines social amnesia as society's repression of remembrance--society's own past. In this book, Jacoby excavates the critical and historical concepts that have fallen prey to the dynamic of a society that strips them both of their historical and critical content. Social Amnesia is an effort to remember what is perpetually lost under the pressure of society....more
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Published January 1st 1997 by Transaction Publishers (first published January 28th 1975)
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Midway through the chapter on the late 60's involution of the New Left was great. The return of the repressed.
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