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The relationship paradigm: Human being beyond individualism

Barrett-Lennard, G.T. (2013) The relationship paradigm: Human being beyond individualism. Red Globe Press.


In this important new book, Godfrey Barrett-Lennard challenges the individualist focus of traditionalist psychology by proposing that the human condition is basically relational and interdependent. Rich in depth and scope, The Relationship Paradigm explores relationship systems over an absorbing vista of multiple connections. This includes relations within the self, interpersonal relationships, relationships between and within communities, organizations and nations, and relationships with animals. There is a chapter on relations in war. The result is a sophisticated account of the complex weave of human relationships, providing counselors and other professionals who work with people with a foundation of thought that will offer fresh insights both for practice and the search for new knowledge.Combining new ideas with practice principles and illustrations, this is a book of rare value for students, practitioners and research enquirers.

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Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Health Professions
Publisher: Red Globe Press
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