The Children of the Dream

The Children of the Dream Cover slightly scuffed through useHardback Ex Library with usual stamps markingsin good all round condition no dust jacket pages

  • Title: The Children of the Dream
  • Author: Bruno Bettelheim
  • ISBN: 9780743217958
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Paperback
  • Cover slightly scuffed through useHardback,Ex Library,with usual stamps markingsin good all round condition,no dust jacket,363pages.

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    1. A very interesting analysis published in 1969 by child psychologist Bruno Bettelheim summarizing what he learned about the child-rearing practices of an Israeli kibbutz, based on his seven-week stay at the right-wing Atid in 1964. Perhaps the most interesting part of the book was his speculation concerning the motivations of the first-generation kibbutzniks. Framing their ideals as a rebellion against the roles their parents had played in European societies, he specifically focused on the avoida [...]

    2. I enjoyed this book as a teenager, then re-read it at university. Each time, I enjoyed it for different reasons, but I really came to value it after reading also Koestler's "Thieves in the night".Also, never a title was so well chosen as this one

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