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Author Berg, Astrid, 1950-

Title Connecting with South Africa : cultural communication and understanding / Astrid Berg
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 137 pages) : il
Series Carolyn and Ernest Fay series in analytical psychology ; no. 16
Carolyn and Ernest Fay series in analytical psychology ; no. 16
Contents Building bridges: infants and parents in a Cape Town community -- And what about the infant? -- The baby's name was not understood: a case of failed and possibly successful mother-infant psychotherapy -- Ancestor reverence -- An adolescent rite of passage: what can we learn from African culture? -- Ubuntu: an African contribution to the "civilization as a whole."
Summary Available electronically in an open-access, full-text edition from the Texas A & M University Libraries' Digital Repository at http : / /hdl .handle .net /1969 .1 /146845. Child psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Astrid Berg states in her introduction that "South Africa is a microcosm." It is a modern nation, yet many of its inhabitants follow ancient traditions. It is a nation with a colonial page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Developmental psychology -- South Africa.
Group identity -- South Africa.
Infant psychology -- South Africa.
Intercultural communication -- South Africa.
Jungian psychology -- South Africa.
Psychoanalysis and culture -- South Africa.
Psychoanalysis and racism -- South Africa.
Social psychology -- South Africa.
Ubuntu (Philosophy)
South Africa -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1299052444 (MyiLibrary)
1603445803 (e-book)
9781299052444 (MyiLibrary)
9781603445801 (e-book)