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Training in Coping with the Environment: Territorial/Affiliation Skills

  • Marianne K. Bakker-Rabdau
  • Cornelis B. Bakker

Abstract

Living in harmony, at peace with oneself and one’s fellow creatures is a central theme in most treatises on human existence. From earliest times, integrity, courage and moral conduct have been the stuff of which myth, epic, religious belief, philosophy and psychology are made. No one, to my knowledge, has succeeded in building a large constituency of devotees by insisting that the goal of existence is unhappiness, to be attained by living at odds with the world, searching for alienation, hatred, grief and anxiety. Dissonance and dissipation have never been the hallmarks of a life well spent.

Keywords

Moral Order Skill Training Program Psychological Space Successful Acquisition Large Constituency 
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References

  1. Bakker, C.B. and Bakker-Rabdau, M.K., No Trespassing! Explorations in Human Territoriality. San Francisco: Chandler & Sharp Publishers, Inc., 1973, (London: Coventure Ltd.; Antwerpen/ Amsterdam: De Nederlandsche Boekhandel.)Google Scholar
  2. Bakker-Rabdau, M.K., “Assertiveness-Aggressiveness Training: A Territorial Model.” 1977 Unpublished Manuscript.Google Scholar
  3. Confucius, “The Wisdom of Confucius.” (The World’s Great Thinkers. Man and Man: The Social Philosophers.) Edited by Saxe Commins & Robert N. Linscott, New York: Random House, p 323.Google Scholar
  4. Machiavelli, Miccolo, The Prince & The Discourses, New York: The Modern Library, 1950.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marianne K. Bakker-Rabdau
    • 1
  • Cornelis B. Bakker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral MedicineUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine at PeoriaPeoriaUSA

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