Saving face: America and the politics of shame

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1995 - History - 325 pages
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explores the differing effects of shame and guilt on such institutions as government, the military, war, and work, and in people's personal lives--on sexuality, marriage, and family. His fresh insights help readers solve mysteries about themselves, their relationships with others, with society, and with other nations.

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In this work, author and psychoanalyst Schneiderman attempts to provide an answer to our current state of national moral decay using the combined techniques of cross-cultural and historical analysis ... Read full review


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