"Among the most important and original new theories in the social sciences"
Jeffrey Arnett, Clark University (USA)
LIBERATION IN THE FACE OF UNCERTAINTY: A NEW DEVELOPMENT IN DIALOGICAL SELF THEORY
Hubert Hermans. Cambridge University Press, UK, 2022
In this volume Dialogical Self Theory (DST) is applied to the most pressing problems of our time as they emerge at the interface of self and society. With climate change and the coronavirus pandemic serving as wake-up calls, the book focuses on the experience of uncertainty, the disenchantment of the world, the pursuit of happiness, and the cultural limitations of the Western self-ideal.
CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION AND THE PERSONALIZATION OF DEMOCRACY
Hubert Hermans and Rob Bartels. London: Routledge, 2021.
This is an educational book based on Dialogical Self Theory (DST), written for teachers and their students at college level, full of practical exercises and research, and complemented with webtexts and quizzes to check your knowledge.
INNER DEMOCRACY: EMPOWERING THE MIND AGAINST A POLARIZING SOCIETY
Hubert Hermans. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020.
This book introduces the new DST-based concept of "inner democracy" and investigates the psychological backgrounds of contemporary societal problems such as hate speech, authoritarianism, and divisive forms of identity politics.
HANDBOOK OF DIALOGICAL SELF THEORY AND PSYCHOTHERAPY: BRIDGING PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC AND CULTURAL TRADITIONS
Edited by Agnieszka Konopka, Hubert Hermans, and Miguel Goncalves. London: Routledge, 2019.
This book contains 17 chapters from internationally recognized psychotherapists, working in diverse psychotherapeutic traditions and in different cultures, who apply the Theory in their own practice.
SOCIETY IN THE SELF: A THEORY OF IDENTITY IN DEMOCRACY
Hubert Hermans. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.
In this book Dialogical Self Theory is further advanced and elaborates on the relationship between the self and the society at large. Moreover, the theory is applied to the democratic organization of the self.
THE DIALOGICAL SELF THEORY IN EDUCATION: A MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVE
Edited by Frans Meijers and Hubert Hermans. New York: Springer, 2017.
This is the first book on DST in the field of education. It includes 13 chapters by educational specialists from different countries who apply the theory in their own research and practice.
ASSESSING AND STIMULATING A DIALOGICAL SELF IN
GROUPS, TEAMS, CULTURES, AND ORGANIZATIONS
Edited by Hubert Hermans. New York: Springer, 2016.
Nine new methods based on DST are presented by colleagues who have constructed these methods and applied them in their own work situation. They themselves present their methods together with numerous examples and applications.
HANDBOOK OF DIALOGICAL SELF THEORY
Edited by Hubert Hermans and Thorsten Gieser, Cambridge University Press, 2012.
This book contains 27 chapters on theory, method, and practice from researchers worldwide who apply the Theory in their own country.