Psychological Advice and Critical Disability Studies

Adams, Grace. “The Rise and Fall of Psychology.” Atlantic Monthly, Jan. 1934, pp. 82–92.

Ahmed, Sara. “Multiculturalism and the Promise of Happiness.” New Formations, no. 63, Winter 2007/2008, pp. 121–37.

—. The Promise of Happiness. Duke University Press, 2010.

Bingham, Walter V., editor. Psychology Today. Lectures and Study Material. University of Chicago Press, 1932.

Chresfield, Michell. “To Improve the Race: Eugenics as a Strategy for Racial Uplift, 1900-1940.” Vanderbilt University, 2013.

Connor, David J., et al., editors. DisCrit— Disability Studies and Critical Race Theory in Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 2016.

Currell, Sue. “Depression and Recovery: Self-Help and America in the 1930s.” Historicizing Lifestyle: Mediating Taste, Consumption and Identity from the 1900s to 1970s, edited by David Bell and Joanne Hollows, Ashgate, 2006, pp. 131–44.

Currell, Susan, and Christina Cogdell, editors. Popular Eugenics: National Efficiency and American Mass Culture in the 1930s. 1st ed., Ohio University Press, 2006.

Cushman, Philip. Constructing The Self, Constructing America: A Cultural History Of Psychotherapy. 1st ed., Da Capo Press, 1996.

Ehrenreich, Barbara: Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America. New York: Picador 2009.

Erevelles, Nirmala. “Thinking With Disability Studies.” Disability Studies Quarterly, vol. 34, no. 2, Mar. 2014.

Foucault, Michel. “Technologies of the Self.” Technologies of the Self: A Seminar with Michel Foucault, edited by Luther Martin et al., University of Massachusetts Press, 1988.

Furedi, Frank. Therapy Culture: Cultivating Vulnerability in an Uncertain Age. Routledge, 2004.

Guthrie, Robert V. Even the Rat Was White: A Historical View of Psychology. Harper & Row, 1976.

Hunt, Morton. The Story of Psychology. Anchor Books, 2007.

Illouz, Eva. Saving the Modern Soul. Therapy, Emotions, And the Culture of Self-Help. University of California Press, 2008.

James, William. Principles of Psychology Vol. 1. Cosimo, 2017.

—. Principles of Psychology Vol. 2. Cosimo, 2017.

King, Martin Luther Jr.: “The Role of the Behavioral Scientist in the Civil Rights Movement,” Invited Distinguished Address to the American Psychological Association (1967).

Lamb-Shapiro, Jessica. Promise Land: My Journey through America’s Self-Help Culture. Simon & Schuster, 2014.

Lears T.J., Jackson. “From Salvation to Self-Realization: Advertising and the Therapeutic Roots of Consumer Culture, 1880-1930.” The Culture of Consumption: Critical Essays in American History, 1880-1980, edited by Richard W. Fox and T. J. Jackson Lears, Pantheon Books, pp. 1–38.

Moskowitz, Eva. In Therapy We Trust. America’s Obsession with Self-Fulfillment. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

Napoli, Donald S. Architects of Adjustment: The History of the Psychological Profession in the United States. Kennikat Press, 1981.

Nehring, Daniel, et al. Transnational Popular Psychology and the Global Self-Help Industry: The Politics of Contemporary Social Change. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Pfister, Joel, and Nancy Schnog, editors. Inventing the Psychological: Toward a Cultural History of Emotional Life in America. Yale University Press, 1997.

Rose, Nikolas. Inventing Our Selves: Psychology, Power, and Personhood. Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Shaffer, L.F. The Psychology of Adjustment. Boston/New York/Chicago: The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1936.

Snyder, Sharon L., and David T. Mitchell. Cultural Locations of Disability, University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Spencer, Herbert. The Principles of Psychology. Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1855, http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/spencer-the-principles-of-psychology-1855.

Susman, Warren I. Culture as History. The Transformation of American Society in the Twentieth Century. Smithsonian Institution Press, 2003.

Thomson, Rosemarie Garland. Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature. Columbia University Press, 1996.

Thurber, James: Let Your Mind Alone! Harper 1935.