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The practical theorist; the life and work of Kurt Lewin,

Author: Alfred J Marrow
Publisher: New York, Basic Books [1969]
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marrow, Alfred Jay, 1905-
Practical theorist.
New York, Basic Books [1969]
(OCoLC)570748095
Named Person: Kurt Lewin; Lewin, <Psychologe>; Kurt Lewin; Kurt Lewin; Kurt Lewin; Kurt (Psychologe) Lewin; Kurt Lewin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred J Marrow
OCLC Number: 28464
Description: xxii, 290 pages 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.
Responsibility: by Alfred J. Marrow.

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