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Bettelheim, Bruno

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The uses of enchantment : the meaning and importance of fairy tales by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

127 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how fairy tales are used to educate, support, and liberate the emotions of children; how the tales reveal the child, subconsciously to himself
The children of the dream by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

56 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The children of the dream" are flesh-and-blood young people of Israel, the first new generation to be born and brought up on a kibbutz. The Children of The Dream is a masterful analysis of some of these children, reared from birth through adolescence in a revolutionary new way. It is based on intensive research in a representative Israeli Kibbutz, visits to several others, and also on many interviews with a wide variety of people. It is a brilliant explication of a whole new concept of child-rearing which will be of vital interest to everyone concerned with children today--educators, sociologists, psychologists, and, most of all, parents. Through his professional activities, Dr. Bettelheim has long been aware of the serious shortcomings in our own child-rearing methods. Nowhere in The Children of the Dream does he recommend that we should emulate the kibbutz methods in toto in our society, since kibbutz life is radically different from what prevails in our large urban centers. However, he does pose the question: 'Why is this method of child-rearing of such importance to us? Because, I believe, its relevance goes beyond the disadvantaged sector of our society ... I believe that the present problem faced by middle-class parents in raising their children, even much of the malaise, the alienation of Western man, are caused by the growing distance between adult and child.' There are, he writes, 'no neglected children in the kibbutz, none whose physical needs in sickness and health are not well taken care of, none who could not learn in school because they had no decent place to sleep, or enough to eat. There is no child who fails because of too much pressure to compete and perform ... I think my point is clear. These protections the kibbutz can offer precisely because, in return for its protection, its members grant it so much control of their lives.' One of these areas of control which American readers--especially if they are mothers--will consider drastic and debatable is the handing over of the newborn for communal rearing. The babies are separated from their mothers when five days old, are weaned at six months, and cast through adolescence into an environment in which their contemporaries prove far more important to their emotional growth than any adult. In return, however, the kibbutz system produces no juvenile delinquents, no drug addicts, and very few children with serious emotional disturbances. The implications for our methods of child-rearing in the slums, and even in middle-class homes, are tremendous. The Children of the Dream is written with beauty and clarity, and with the feeling of warmth for all children which permeates Dr. Bettelheim's many books. It is a pioneering work, exploring new territory and shaping new though that could materially change our society and our world."--Publisher's description
Surviving, and other essays by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

75 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes sections on Adolf Eichmann and Totalitarianism
Freud and man's soul by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

60 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The world-renowned psychoanalyst and child psychologist here gives us an unprecedented reading of Freud and an exhilarating vision of the true uses of psychoanalysis. He demonstrates that the English translations of Freud's writings only distort some of the central concepts of psychoanalysis but actually make it impossible for the reader to recognize that Freud's ultimate concern was man's soul, the basic element of our common humanity--what it is, how it manifests itself in everything we do and dream. And he shows that these translations, masking much of the essential humanism of Freud's work, have led to a tragic misunderstanding and widespread misuse of psychoanalysis, particularly in America. Reminding us that Freud analyzed his own dreams, his own slips of the tongue, and the reasons he himself made mistakes, Dr. Bettelheim makes clear that Freud created psychoanalysis not so much as a method of analyzing the behavior of other people but as a way for each of us to gain access to (and, where possible, control of) his own unconscious--a goal impeded by English translations in which Freud becomes impersonal, esoteric, abstract, 'scientific, ' translations that discourage the reader from embarking on his own voyage of self-discovery and that make it easy for him to distance himself from what Freud sought to teach about the inner life of man and of the reader himself. Startling examples are given of mistranslations. Dr. Bettelheim (who is, as Freud was, a German-speaking Viennese) reveals how in the English versions nearly all of Freud's references to the soul have been corrupted (for example, Seelentätigkeit--'activity of the soul'--is translated as 'mental activity'). He demonstrates that Freud's English translators, because of their determination to perceive psychoanalysis as a medical science, have consistently resorted to the technical Greco-Latinisms of the medical profession--with such terms as 'parapraxis, ' 'cathexis' and 'scopophilia'--in rendering German words that Freud chose specifically for their humanistic resonance, for their power to evoke in his German readers not only an intellectual but also an emotional response. And Dr. Bettelheim makes us realize how these mistranslations--perhaps most notable among them the rendering into 'English' of the homely German words ich and es with the distant Latin ego and id--have had a profound effect on both the practice and the history of psychoanalysis. This eloquent, passionately argued, deeply illuminating book is urgent reading for everyone interested in psychoanalysis and for all who seek a humanistic approach to psychology--so central to Freud and so unrecognizable in the English translations of his writings. It is certain to take its place among the classic works of Bruno Bettelheim."--Jacket
Love is not enough : the treatment of emotionally disturbed children by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

87 editions published between 1950 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A report on the ''day-to-day''life at the University of Chicago's Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
On learning to read : the child's fascination with meaning by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

45 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 2,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the ways that reading stretches human imagination, emotion, and knowledge, criticizes the educational establishment for its role in fostering reading difficulties, and suggests ways to increase literacy and interest in reading
Social change and prejudice, including Dynamics of prejudice by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

74 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The empty fortress : infantile autism and the birth of the self by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

41 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on three case histories, the author attempts to reveal the problems and struggles of the autistic child
A Home for the Heart by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

74 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes work at the Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School of the University of Chicago
A good enough parent : a book on child-rearing by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book suggests how parents can develop their own insights into childrearing, how to comprehend the behavior of children, and how to cope with situations in ways most beneficial to the child's well-being
The informed heart : autonomy in a mass age by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

59 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor of educational psychology at University of Chicago ponders the individual's modern philosophical problem of achieving self realization, preserving freedom, and adapting society to both
Truants from life; the rehabilitation of emotionally disturbed children by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

53 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce document est basé sur l'histoire de quatre enfants handicapés ne pouvant être aidés par la psychothérapie à leur arrivée au centre Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School. Il décrit leur histoire. Non pas seulement de la naissance au traitement, mais aussi dans les années qui y succédèrent
Freud's Vienna and other essays by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

29 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen essays provide a testimony to the abiding and wide-ranging concerns during Bettelheim's lifetime
Auschwitz : a doctor's eyewitness account by Miklós Nyiszli( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the hideous experiments performed on Jewish victims at the infamous Nazi concentration camp
Dialogues with mothers by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

34 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical advice to parents on problems in dealing with normal children, including actual discussions reproduced verbatim, by a psychoanalyst and educator
Symbolic wounds; puberty rites and the envious male by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

38 editions published between 1952 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bettelheim presents an account of his examination of initiation rites in present-day pre-literate societies and suggests that circumcision and related rituals may be the expression of male fascination with, and jealousy of, female sex apparatus and function. Broadly evaluating prevailing notions regarding puberty rites, Bettelheim describes ceremonies among different tribes--such as ritual subincision among the Arunta, transvestism among the African Changa, and many other customs--and also relates many myths that accompany the rituals
The art of the obvious by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Art of the Obvious is both a compelling teaching tool and a riveting insider's view for laymen of how psychotherapists learn their craft. The book grew out of a weekly seminar for beginning psychotherapists that was started in 1977 by Bruno Bettelheim, the renowned psychologist, and Alvin Rosenfeld, then director of child psychiatry training at Stanford University. Over the next six years, established practitioners also were drawn to the seminars to discuss difficult
Frederick's fables : a Leo Lionni treasury of favorite stories by Leo Lionni( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirteen of Lionni's previously published books, presented in the same format
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and French and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mockumentary about a "Chameleon man" who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s
Psychanalyse des contes de fées by Bruno Bettelheim( Book )

101 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contrairement à ce que l'on affirme trop souvent, les contes de fées ne traumatisent pas leurs jeunes lecteurs. Ils répondent de façon précise et irréfutable à leurs angoisses en les informant des épreuves à venir et des efforts à accomplir. Tel est en effet le postulat de ce livre majeur où Bruno Bettelheim nous éclaire sur la fonction thérapeutique de ces contes pour l'enfant et l'adolescent jusqu'à la puberté. Grâce à cet ouvrage, illustré d'exemples tirés d'un patrimoine sans âge, des "Mille et Une Nuits" aux frères Grimm, de "Cendrillon" à "Blanche-Neige" et à la "Belle au bois dormant", nous n'avons plus, nous parents, le même regard sur ces contes de fées qui offrent à nos enfants une chance de se comprendre mieux au sein du monde complexe qu'ils vont devoir affronter
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The empty fortress : infantile autism and the birth of the self
The children of the dreamFreud and man's soulLove is not enough : the treatment of emotionally disturbed childrenSocial change and prejudice, including Dynamics of prejudiceThe empty fortress : infantile autism and the birth of the selfA good enough parent : a book on child-rearingTruants from life; the rehabilitation of emotionally disturbed childrenFreud's Vienna and other essaysAuschwitz : a doctor's eyewitness account
Alternative Names
Betelhajm, Bruno

Bettelheim B.

Bettelheim Bruno

Bettelheim, Bruno 1903-1990

Bruno Bettelheim Amerikaans schrijver

Bruno Bettelheim amerykański psychoanalityk

Bruno Bettelheim Austrian-born American child psychologist and writer (1903-1990)

Bruno Bettelheim österrikisk-amerikansk psykolog

Bruno Bettelheim osztrák származású amerikai gyermekpszichológus és író

Bruno Bettelheim pédagogue et psychanalyste

Bruno Bettelheim psicoanalista austriaco

Bruno Bettelheim US-amerikanischer Psychoanalytiker und Kinderpsychologe

Беттельхейм Б.

Беттельхейм Бруно

Беттельхейм, Бруно 1903-1990

Бруно Бетелхайм

Бруно Беттельгейм

Բրունո Բետլհեյմ

בטלהיים, ברונו 1903-1990

בטלהים, ברונו

בטלהים, ברונו 1903-1990

ברונו בטלהיים

برونوو بتلهایم

برونۆ بەتتەلهەم

베텔하임, 브루노 1903-1990


ブルーノ・ベテルハイム 1903-1990

ベッテルハイム, B

ベッテルハイム, ブルーノ

ベッテルハイム, ブルーノ 1903-1990

ベテルハイム, ブルーノー

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