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The vision thing : myth, politics, and psyche in the world

Author: Thomas Singer
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contemporary politics goes on at a mythic level. This is the provocative argument put forward in this unique book. The first part focuses on leadership and vision, while the second part deals with  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Singer
ISBN: 0415195535 9780415195539 0415195543 9780415195546
OCLC Number: 42289804
Description: xv, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the vision thing / Thomas Singer --
Part I. Leadership and vision in myth and politics --
Foreword / Thomas B. Kirsch --
Reflections on myth, politics, and leadership / Bill Bradley --
The inner vision and social organization / Joseph L. Henderson --
The good-enough leader / Andrew Samuels --
The feminine and politics / Betty D. Meador --
The wizard of Oz : a vision of development in the American political psyche / John Beebe --
The politics of transformation : the transformation of politics / Andrew Samuels --
Part II. The one and the many in myth and politics --
Foreword / Martin Krasney --
Arresting Orestes : mythic events and the law / Craig San Roque --
Factionalism and interethnic conflict : narratives in myth and politics / Renos K. Papadopoulos --
Reflections from the back side of a dollar : myth and the origins of diversity / Eli B. Weisstub --
The cultural complex and the myth of invisibility / Samuel L. Kimbles --
Under the shade of Pol Pot's umbrella : mandala, myth, and politics in the Cambodian genocide / Alexander Laban Hinton --
Practicing politics in the economic myth / Betty Sue Flowers --
Cultural transition and spiritual transformation : from Alexander the Great to cyberspace / David Ulansey --
Moose, foose, famose / Judith Grahn --
Reasonable woman / reasonable man : the emergence of a modern archetype of gender equality in political life / Peter Rutter --
Is the modern psyche undergoing a rite of passage? / Richard Tarnas.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Singer.
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