A Bridge Over Troubled Water: Conflicts and Reconciliation by Gila Ofer

By Gila Ofer

This publication is a compilation of papers by way of diverse authors, between them Vamik Volkan, Robi Friedman, John Schlapobersky, Haim Weinberg, and Michael Bucholz, with a foreword by means of Earl Hopper and an creation by means of Gila Ofer, either editor and contributor. whereas lots of the writers are crew analysts, operating within the culture of Foulkes, a number of others come from diverse although complementary views, enriching the theoretical foundation of the examine. So, there are views, inter alia, from Bion and Cortesao. The writers signify diversified nations and cultures, concentrating on difficulties which are endemic to their very own localities that but have a much broader and deeper resonance. we're brought to clash and department in Bedouin society, the Roma humans residing in Greece, voters' reflective groups in Serbia, carrying on with territorial and ideological changes in Israel and the middle-east, and tensions of distinction within the psychoanalytic neighborhood itself.The ebook throws mild on a few of society's such a lot intractable difficulties, producing compassion and figuring out as opposed to hatred and department. If we now have commonly develop into cautious of wish and optimism in an embattled global, the message that reconciliation and forgiveness are attainable, and that there are useful steps to attaining this, instead of idle desires, makes this an incredible publication with relevance to all these attempting to make feel of current occasions and discovering their function as dependable citizens.

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