The Need to Have Enemies and Allies: From Clinical Practice to International Relationships
This text contributes to the understanding of what determines the nature and quality of our social and political involvements. It is concerned with the psychological need to have enemies and allies and the impact of that inherent need on ethnicity, nationality and global politics.
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Participant Observers in World Politics
Precursors of the Concept
Crystallization of the Concept
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