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Author Marrow, Alfred J. (Alfred Jay), 1905-1978.

Title The practical theorist : the life and work of Kurt Lewin
Published New York : Basic Books, [1969]


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 W'PONDS  150.19820924 Lew.m  AVAILABLE
Description xxii, 290 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents Part 1. The German years. Beginnings -- First concepts -- Lewin as teacher -- Tension systems and field theory -- The experiments -- Growing renown -- Last days at the Berlin Institute -- Part 2. The American years. The beginnings of a new life -- Setting new forces in action -- Early Iowa years, social theory and social problems -- Topology and the representation of psychological forces -- Experimental studies -- Widening circle -- Action research in industry -- Testing theory in action -- The search for help -- The dynamics underlying group life -- Action research in community affairs -- Launching group dynamics at M.I.T. -- Launching programs of community action -- Some major action-research projects -- Unifying themes and the last days -- Epilogue: An enduring influence -- Appendix A. A bibliography of the works of Kurt Lewin -- Appendix B. The Berlin experiments -- Appendix C. The topology group, 1935 -- Appendix D. Iowa studies -- Appendix E. C.C.I. publications -- Appendix F. Research Center for Group Dynamics Publications, 1945-1950
Notes 8.50
Bibliography "A bibliography of the works of Kurt Lewin": pages 238-243. Bibliography: pages 267-284
Notes Also issued online
Subject Lewin, Kurt, 1890-1947.
Lewin, Kurt -- Biographie
Group psychotherapy.
Psychologists -- Biography.
Social psychology.
Psychology -- history.
LC no. 73093693
ISBN .50