Childhood and Society Topics for Discussion

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Explain Erikson's theory of childhood sexuality, the meaning of Erikson's ideas of zones, modes, modalities, libido and aggression, and how they are illustrated in Erikson's two test cases.

Which Indian tribes did Erikson observe? What are the relevant differences between them? How does providing psychoanalysis of both tribes add to Erikson's theory?

Erikson builds on Freud's theory of the ego. Explain Erikson's theory of the ego and Freud's theory of the ego. Then explain how Erikson's theory extends and deepens Freud's.

What is Ego Failure? How is it displayed in Jean?

What are the eight stages of man? List the relevant contrast psychological states and the virtue of each period. Explain each stage in detail.

Do you find Erikson's generalizations about national identity helpful? For instance, to what extent is analyzing Hitler's childhood a reliable method of understanding the psychology of the German nation...

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