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Title Damnation & deviance : the Protestant ethic and the spirit of failure / Mordechai Rotenberg.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2017.


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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 25, 2018).
Subject Psychiatry -- Philosophy.
Psychiatry and religion.
Deviant behavior.
Mental illness -- Diagnosis.
Religion and Psychology.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction to the Transaction Edition; Foreword; Chapter 1. The Protestant Ethic vs. the "People-Changing" Professions; Metaphors of Deviance in Historical Perspective; Predestination and the Success-Failure Paradigm; Rationalism and Dualism in Criminology; Predestinai Dualism and Psychotherapy; Chapter 2. Puritan Damnation and Deviance: A Socio-Historical Case Study; Predestinai Dualism and Religious Deviation; Predestinai Dualism and Secular Deviance; Predestinai Free Will and Deviance; Conclusion
Chapter 3. "Differential Insensitivity" and the Myth of the "Psychopath"Diagnostic Labeling for Nontreatment; Who Is the "Empirical Psychopath"?; Psychopathy, Neurosis, and "Differential Insensitivity"; Desensitization Systems for Functional Insensitivity; Research Implications of Dysfunctional Insensitivities; Assessing Sociophysiologica lInsensitivities; "DifferentialInsensitivity" and Desensitization: A Pilot Study; Sensitization of Dysfunctional Insensitivities; The "Excitement -- Boredom" (Pleasure -- Pain) Principle; Conclusion; Chapter 4. The Antilabeling Crusade and self-labling
Labeling Analysis and the Antilabeling CrusadeThe Roots of Self-labeling; Social Darwinism and Labeling Theory; Conclusion; Chapter 5. Empirical Explorations of Indicative Labeling; Indicative Social Labeling: Americans and Israelis; Indicative Self-Labeling: Mental Patients; Conclusion; Chapter 6. ""Contingent Being"" and the ""Action-Reaction""Convergence Model; Primary and Secondary Roles; Primary and Secondary Labeling; Primary and Secondary Others; Primary and Secondary Involvement; Prison Social Types and Contingent Being; Assessment of Social-Self Type Congruity
Interrelationships Between the Labeling and Opportunity PerspectivesConstructive Labeling: A Perspective for Treatment; Chapter 7.""Alienating"" and ""Reciprocal Individualism; The Roots of "Alienating Individualism"; "Amae": The Challenge of Desirable Dependency; "Amae" and the Revolt of Existential Groups; The Nature of "Reciprocal Individualism"; Assessing Protestantism, Egocentrism, and Loneliness; Conclusion; Chapter 8. Retrospective vs. Prospective Therapy: An Encounter Between the Protestant and Hassidic Salvation Ethics; "Retrospective Therapy."
The Protestant Conception of ConscienceSelf-torturing Phases in Conversion; The "Psychologization" of Conversion; "Prospective Therapy"; Holisticvs. Dualistic Conceptions of Evil; The Hassidic Doctrine of Sparks; The Transformation of Seeming "Evil"; Redemption by Descending to the Other; Alien Thoughts and Repression; The Prohibition of Retrospective Self-torture; The "Feather Blanket" Principle for Producing Energizing Joy; Conclusion and Summary; Appendix: The Egoistic/Collectivistic (E/C-nAch) Questionnaire; Bibliography; Index
Other Title Damnation and deviance