Risking Human Security: Attachment and Public Life (Paperback)Marci Green (author)
Paperback 206 Pages / Published: 13/11/2008
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Most research in the field of attachment is on the experiences of attachment, separation and loss, and their developmental course and effects. This book widens our vision to the public domain, to consider the ways in which social institutions, culture and social policy may diminish our ability to make and maintain secure attachments. It argues that collective human security depends in part on the quality of attachments amongst individuals, a quality which, in turn, is conditioned by the structures of public life. The book invites its readers to reflect on those social processes that put our security at risk and to explore the prospects for enabling change.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 206
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 230 x 147 x 13 mm
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