John Bowlby

From Psychoanalysis to Ethology: Unravelling the Roots of Attachment Theory
Original Publish Date: Mar 21, 2011
Product Number: EB00064683
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119996262
Publisher: Wiley
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This accessible book draws on unique evidence from oral histories and little-known archive material to shed new light on the working relationships which led to John Bowlby's shift from psychoanalysis to ethology as a frame of reference – and ultimately to the development of attachment theory. -A unique exploration of the origins of Bowlby's ideas and the critical transformation in his thinking – offers an alternative to standard accounts of the origin of attachment theory -Explores the significance of Bowlby's influential working relationships with Robert Hinde, Harry Harlow, James Robertson and Mary Ainsworth -Provides students, academics, and practitioners with clear insights into the development of attachment theory -Accessible to general readers interested in psychology and psychoanalysis