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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sullivan Institute/Fourth Wall Community (New York, N.Y.),
  • Therapeutic communities -- Case studies.,
  • Cults -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Control (Psychology),
  • Social control.,
  • Collective settlements -- Case studies.,
  • Utopian communities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAmy B. Siskind.
GenreCase studies.
SeriesReligion in the age of transformation
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC489.T67 S56 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22493602M
ISBN 100275968782

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  In The Sullivan Institute/Fourth Wall Community: The Relationship of Radical Individualism and Authoritarianism, Siskind explores generally the development of cults based on 20th century social and psychoanalytic theory, and then investigates the particulars of this one community in great detail. The result is a unique exploration of how a Pages: On one level, it is a study of the remarkable evolution of a cult-like group (the Sullivan Institute/Fourth Wall), initially a small and not wildly out-of-mainstream therapeutic community on Manhattan's Upper West Side, through a series of seemingly disjunct phases: a phase of hedonistic self-actualization; a phase of regimented self-sacrifice /5(2).   With the exception of an academic book published by Amy Siskind in , almost nothing has been written about the Sullivan Institute/Fourth Wall Community in the years following its : Jake Offenhartz. In The Sullivan Institute/Fourth Wall Community: The Relationship of Radical Individualism and Authoritarianism, Siskind explores generally the development of cults based on 20th century social and psychoanalytic theory, and then investigates the particulars of this one community in great detail. The result is a unique exploration of how a.

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