Customer Reviews


4 Reviews
5 star:
 (3)
4 star:    (0)
3 star:    (0)
2 star:
 (1)
1 star:    (0)
 
 
 
 
 
Average Customer Review
Share your thoughts with other customers
Create your own review
 
 

The most helpful favourable review
The most helpful critical review


1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good analysis of what being a scapegoat really means
This book has an in-depth analysis of the scapegoat complex. We often talk about someone being a scapegoat but often fail to understand what this really means. It is at times a hard read but it offers many insights into a condition that many people carry. Be warned it uses a lot of psychotherapeutic 'jargon', although there is a helpful glossary of Jungian terms at the...
Published 2 months ago by Michael Kaye

versus
2.0 out of 5 stars not useful for me but could be for
Feminist perspective, myth, not useful for me but could be for you
Published 10 months ago by I know what i think...


Most Helpful First | Newest First

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good analysis of what being a scapegoat really means, 16 Mar. 2015
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: The Scapegoat Complex (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts) (Paperback)
This book has an in-depth analysis of the scapegoat complex. We often talk about someone being a scapegoat but often fail to understand what this really means. It is at times a hard read but it offers many insights into a condition that many people carry. Be warned it uses a lot of psychotherapeutic 'jargon', although there is a helpful glossary of Jungian terms at the back.
Perera describes the origin of the scapegoat as a sacrifice made by the community and how it developed in more recent times into a pathology. She then relates it to how the scapegoat complex affects the people it is imposed upon. Someone who is scapegoated will carry blame of others, as people dump their shadow side on another person. The scapegoat can develop an inflated view of themselves as a victim and even as a saviour. The last section about the scapegoat archetype is insightful into how an increased awareness of both good and evil in a person can help resolve the complex and bring about self-acceptance.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars THe Scapegoat Complex by Sylvia Brinton Perera - a real treasure!, 15 July 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: The Scapegoat Complex (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts) (Paperback)
I have read and re-read this book and will probably refer to it time and time again! The writer describes and interprets every thread of this complex with compassion, sensitivity, wisdom and the authority of long experience. She also offers considerable encouragement and hope. I found the dreams she described - and the meaning she and her analysands found in the dreams - especially helpful and amazingly interesting . I have kept a dream journal for some time and will continue to do so.
Christine
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent!, 18 May 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: The Scapegoat Complex (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts) (Paperback)
This book is one of the best jungian books I have read. I think it gives interesting information about ourselves and our fellow human beeings presented in a way that is understandable
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


2.0 out of 5 stars not useful for me but could be for, 17 July 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: The Scapegoat Complex (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts) (Paperback)
Feminist perspective, myth, not useful for me but could be for you
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


Most Helpful First | Newest First

This product

The Scapegoat Complex (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts)
The Scapegoat Complex (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts) by Sylvia Brinton Perera (Paperback - 1 Jun. 1986)
£11.99
In stock
Add to basket Add to wishlist
Only search this product's reviews