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The Resource Codependent forevermore : the invention of self in a twelve step group, Leslie Irvine

Codependent forevermore : the invention of self in a twelve step group, Leslie Irvine

Label
Codependent forevermore : the invention of self in a twelve step group
Title
Codependent forevermore
Title remainder
the invention of self in a twelve step group
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Irvine
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "It is now time for a sophisticated look at why the self-help industry - particularly Codependents Anonymous - works for millions of people, and Leslie Irvine infiltrated CoDA to find out."--BOOK JACKET. "Through extensive interviews with CoDA members, case studies, and the meetings she attended regularly, Irvine develops a perspective on contemporary Americans' sense of self. She explores the idea that selfhood is a narrative accomplishment, achieved by people telling stories to themselves and about themselves. She shows how Alex, Paul, Liz, and many others create a sense of self by combining elements of autobiography, culture, and social structure all within the adopted language of psycho-spirituality."--Jacket
  • "By following the progress and tribulations of CoDA members, Irvine gets to the heart of widespread American conceptions of relationships, selfhood, and community. Amidst the increasingly shrill criticism of the Twelve Step ethos, her reasoned and considered analysis of these groups reveals the sources of both their power and their popularity."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irvine, Leslie
Dewey number
362.2/04256
Index
index present
LC call number
RC569.5.C63
LC item number
I78 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Co-Dependents Anonymous
  • Self
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Codependency
  • Self-Help Groups
  • Codependency (Psychology)
  • Identification (Psychology)
  • Self Concept
Label
Codependent forevermore : the invention of self in a twelve step group, Leslie Irvine
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-206) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Gender Troubles: Codependency as a Narrative of Equality and Respect
  • Codependency as a Narrative of Victimization
  • Informed Consent and Fieldwork in Twelve Step Groups
  • Not Just Another Addiction: The Role of Institutions
  • Codependency, Addiction Treatment, and the Therapeutic Ethos
  • In Search of the Recovery "Industry"
  • Uncoupling and Narratives of the Self
  • The Institution "Lite"
  • Codependency as Narrative Strategy: The Role of Culture
  • Codependency as a Strategy of Transition
  • "Even Better Than the Real Thing": Codependency as a Strategy of Emotion Management
Control code
40654708
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 210 pages
Isbn
9780226384726
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99010350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Codependent forevermore : the invention of self in a twelve step group, Leslie Irvine
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-206) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Gender Troubles: Codependency as a Narrative of Equality and Respect
  • Codependency as a Narrative of Victimization
  • Informed Consent and Fieldwork in Twelve Step Groups
  • Not Just Another Addiction: The Role of Institutions
  • Codependency, Addiction Treatment, and the Therapeutic Ethos
  • In Search of the Recovery "Industry"
  • Uncoupling and Narratives of the Self
  • The Institution "Lite"
  • Codependency as Narrative Strategy: The Role of Culture
  • Codependency as a Strategy of Transition
  • "Even Better Than the Real Thing": Codependency as a Strategy of Emotion Management
Control code
40654708
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 210 pages
Isbn
9780226384726
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99010350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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