Dollard (Dollard), John( American anthropologist, a psychologist.)
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Biography Dollard (Dollard), John
(p. 1900) - Amer. anthropologist, a psychologist. He graduated from the Univ of Wisconsin, defended his Doctoral. dis. 'Form and function in ranneamerikanskoy family', Chicago. University Press, 1931. He studied psychoanalysis in Germany. Upon his return went to Yale University Press. In the first book. 'The criteria for biographies' D. applied Synthetic. approach to the study of personality, showing how biology. essence of man, its natural features and requirements are transformed into social and cultural functions. The books 'Caste and class in the southern city' and 'Children of bondage' explored the cultural aspects of race relations in cities with mixed populations, in the latter paper used the technique of social class analysis, developed U.L. Warner.
In 30-ies. together with colleagues from Inst humane. Relations undertook a study of aggressive state; findings co-authored the book 'The frustration and aggression' proved fruitful for a number of Psychology., Sociology. and kulturologich. Research. Of particular interest is a scientist called theor. problems. Together with H. Miller, he investigated the problem of learning to human culture. The works of the postwar period are devoted to social and cultural foundations of psychotherapy and the study of neuroses. Problems of psychotherapy and its focus on recent work.
Extensive education and breadth of scientific interests of Dr.. contributed to its interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Society and Culture.