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Midway through the chapter on the late 60 s involution of the New Left was great The return of the repressed. {DOWNLOAD E-PUB} Í Social Amnesia: A Critique Of Conformist Psychology from Adler to Laing ⛓ Russell Jacoby defines social amnesia as society s repression of remembrance society s own past In this book, Jacoby excavates the critical and historical concepts that have fallen prey to the dynamic of a society that strips them both of their historical and critical content Social Amnesia is an effort to remember what is perpetually lost under the pressure of society It is simultaneously a critique of present practices and theories in psychology Jacoby s new self evaluation has the same sharp edge as the book itself, offering special insights into the evolution of psychological theory during the past two decadesIn his probing, self critical new introduction, Jacoby maintains that any serious appraisal of psychology or sociology, or any discipline, must seek to separate the political from the theoretical He discusses how in the years since Social Amnesia was first published society has oscillated from extreme subjectivism to extreme objectivism, which feed off each other and constitute two forms of social amnesia a forgetting of the past and a pseudo historical consciousness Social Amnesia contains a forceful argument for thinking against the grain an endeavor that remains as urgent as ever It is an important work for sociologists, psychologists, and psychoanalysts